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Youths charged after threatening staff with knife and crowbar in robbery

The robbery took place yesterday evening and the teens were arrested a short time afterwards.

Image: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

TWO YOUTHS HAVE been arrested and charged in Armagh following the armed robbery of a commercial premises yesterday evening.

Shortly after 5pm yesterday, two teens entered the premises in the Castor Bay Road area of Lurgan and threatened members of staff with a knife and a crowbar. They made off with a sum of money and were arrested a short time later.

Police said that a sum of cash was also recovered in the arrest. The 16 and 17-year-old are due to appear at Craigavon Youth court on 29 October, charged in connection to with robbery.

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