Man arrested in connection with Kildare filling-station robbery

Man arrested in connection with Kildare filling-station robbery

Gardaí have arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery at a Co Kildare filling station.

The raid happened on Thursday when a man entered the filling station on the Carlow Road in Athy.

He threatened a female staff member with a handgun and made off with an amount of cash.

Gardaí arrested a man in his 20s in the Athy area this morning.

He is being held at Newbridge garda station.


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