Three men have been arrested for armed robbery in a convenience store in Co Offaly. The men aged 19, 20 and 26 were arrested from Galway on Monday following a search by gardai in connection with the robbery.
According to the gardai, the robbery took place approximately at 6.40 am on Monday where three men entered a convenience store in Ferbane in Co Offaly with a number of weapons. They threatened the two female staffs inside the store and took away a quantity of cigarettes, alcohol along with some cash.
The accused are detained under Section 50 Criminal Justice Act, 2007 and investigations are ongoing.