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Two arrested following armed robbery

Two arrested following armed robbery

Two men are in custody following an armed robbery at a Post Office in Courtown in Co Wexford which occurred yesterday afternoon at 4:20pm.

Two males entered the premises wearing gloves and one was carrying what appeared to be a firearm.

They threatened a female staff member and demanded cash.

Following a struggle with the staff member the suspected offenders removed a cash drawer and stole a small quantity of cash.

Gardaí responding to the incident arrested one man a short distance from the scene and a firearm was recovered.

The second man was arrested a short time later.

The men, one in his late teens and the other in his 20s, are currently detained under Section 30 of The Offences Against the State Act, 1939 at Enniscorthy Garda Station