Man (60s) arrested following armed robbery in Carlow 2 months ago

Man (60s) arrested following armed robbery in Carlow

No one was injured during the robbery.

A man has been arrested following an armed robbery in Carlow on Saturday (9 April).

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The incident occurred at a business premises in Pollerton at approximately 9pm.

A man entered the premises with a firearm and threatened staff members.

He demanded cash from the person behind the counter and left the scene with a large sum of cash.

No one were injured during the robbery.

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In a follow up search on Sunday (10 April), a property in Carlow Town was searched under warrant and during the course of the search a firearm and quantity of cash was recovered.

A man in his 60s was arrested and is currently detained under Section 30, Offences Against the State Act, 1939 at Carlow Garda Station.