Two arrested following post office robbery

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Two arrested following post office robbery

Two men in their late teens were arrested.

Two men in their late teens have been arrested following a robbery at a Post Office in Maugheraboy, Co. Sligo yesterday, Tuesday, June 12th.

A 2.25pm Gardaí received a report of two men armed with knives carrying out a robbery in the Post Office. Garda units responding chased two men on foot and arrested both.  No one was injured in the incident and all cash stolen in the raid was recovered.

The arrested men were detained at Ballymote Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. Both have been charged and were expected to appear at Manorhamilton District Court this morning, Wednesday, June 13.