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Four arrested over post office robbery

Four arrested over post office robbery

Three men aged 30, 33 and 34, and a 23-year-old woman have been arrested in connection with the robbery of a post office in Clogerhead in County Louth which occurred on Tuesday the 3rd of May.

The four were arrested in the Louth area this morning and are currently being detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939 as amended at Balbriggan, Dundalk, Drogheda and Navan Garda Stations.

A number of premises were searched this morning in the Drogheda District in connection with this investigation.

Three men, one in possession of a firearm, entered the Post Office at Clogherhead on the 3rd of May 2016, threatened staff and fled the scene with a large amount of cash. No injuries were reported.