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Three men arrested by gardai after shopping centre robbery

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Three men arrested by gardai after shopping centre robbery

Gardai have arrested three men following a robbery at a shopping centre in Meath.

Shortly after 1am this morning Gardaí in Navan received a call that a burglary had occurred at a premises in Blackcastle Shopping Centre, Navan.

Gardaí went to the scene and observed a car acting suspiciously being driven by one male. 

Two more males were then seen jumping into the car and it left the scene in the direction of Slane.

The car was later stopped on the Slane Road by other units from Navan Garda station.

Three males (two aged 17 and one aged 22) were arrested and are being detained at Navan Garda station under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 as amended.

During the burglary the shop's shutter and front window were damaged, a small sum of cash and clothing was taken.

No staff were in the shop at the time of the incident.

Investigations are on going.