Man arrested following attempted armed robbery of post office in Donegal 1 month ago

Man arrested following attempted armed robbery of post office in Donegal

The man brandished what is believed to be a handgun.

A man in his early 60s has been arrested in connection with the attempted armed robbery of a post office in Clonmany in Donegal.

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Shortly after 5pm on Wednesday, November 11, a man entered Clonmany Post Office, produced what was believed to be a handgun and demanded money.

A worker in the post office retreated to a back room and raised the alarm.

The man fled the scene and nothing was taken.

At 5.30pm on Tuesday, November 24, a man was arrested at an Operation Fanacht checkpoint in Bridgend in Donegal in connection with this incident.

He is currently detained at Buncrana Garda Station under Section 30 Offences Against The State Act.

An Garda Síochána has been working closely with the PSNI in relation to this incident and they are assisting in this investigation.