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Attempted Armed Raid In Drangan Tipperary

gardaGardaí from the Clonmel area of Co Tipperary are today searching for at least two individuals who were involved in an attempted armed robbery yesterday in the south east of the county.

The attempted armed robbery took place at Slattery’s Garage on the Main Street of Drangan at around 7.30pm last night, (6th, March, 2015).

The individuals who wore balaclavas and were armed with a shotgun, threatened staff and demanded cash; however no one was injured and no cash was stolen. Staff were left very shaken following this incident.

The suspects quickly fled from the crime scene in a motor vehicle, turning in the direction of O’Connor’s public house and down the Newtown Road in the general direction of Glengarrig.

Both individuals are believed to be male and described as being about 5 feet-10 inches tall, wearing dark clothing and possibly aged in their early to mid 20s.

Clonmel Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have seen anything or noticed any unusual or suspicious behaviour to contact them at Tel No: 052-6177640 or on the Garda Confidential Line Tel: 1800 666 111.

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