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Man Arrested After Alleged Store Robbery Armed With Syringe

Ben Finnegan
Ben Finnegan

10:51 PM - 2 Apr 2020



A man in this 30s has been arrested after allegedly robbing a shop in Louth armed with a Gardaí say appeared to be a blood-filled syringe.

It happened on Dominic Street in Drogheda at around 4 o'clock this afternoon when a man entered a store and threatened a female staff member and demanded money - but left on foot with the worker's gold necklace.

No money was taken in the robbery

Gardaí were operating a COVID-19 check-point close by and chased the suspect on foot.

 

The suspect, a man in his 30s was arrested and taken to Drogheda Garda Station where he is being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is being urged to get in touch with Drogheda Garda Station on 041-987 4200, or call the Garda Confidential Lone on 1800 666 111.

An incident room has been established at Drogheda Garda Station, and investigations are ongoing.



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