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Trio arrested after car rams garda vehicle following armed robbery

Crime DeskBy Sunday World
Trio arrested after car rams garda vehicle following armed robbery

Two men and a woman have been arrested following an armed robbery in Co Offaly last night.

Gardai have arrested two males and a female following the robbery of a shop in Cappincur, Tullamore, Co Offaly yesterday.

At around 9.25pm yesterday evening, two males entered a shop in Cappincur armed with a knife and a hammer.

They threatened staff and left with a sum of money in a car with a third person.

No one was injured during the robbery.

The car then drove towards Dublin on the motorway.

Three people, two males and one female, were later arrested near Clonard, Co Meath, after ramming a garda vehicle.

The trio, who are all in their 20s, are currently detained under the provisions of Section 4 of The Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Tullamore garda station.

Gardai recovered the property taken during the raid, as well as the weapons used.