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Gardaí Arrest Men in Relation To Borrisoleigh Knife Robbery.

Gardaí from Templemore and Thurles, investigating the robbery at Meagher’s News Agency & Grocery; on Sunday, January 10th last, latter premises situated on Lower Main Street, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, have, yesterday, arrested two men aged in their 20’s.

Readers will remember that at approximately 5:00pm, two men, one of them carrying what is understood to be a knife, had entered the said premises in Borrisoleigh village, where they had threatened a staff member demanding they hand over cash from the cash register.

The two men then exited the shop with a substancial sum of money, before driving away in a car that was parked a short distance away.

Both young men were detained at Templemore and Nenagh Garda Stations under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

One of the men has since been charged with the offence and was due to appear before Nenagh District Court this morning, January 15th at 10:30am.

The other man has since been released, while a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions, (DPP).

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