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Man Appearing In Court In Relation To Armed Robbery In Laois

Shop staff were threatened with a knife during the incident.

A man will appear in court this week, charged in relation to an armed robbery in the midlands.

The incident occurred at a shop on Station Road, Portarlington last Wednesday.

A person entered the premises and threatened staff with a knife, before taking money from the till. 

A man was arrested the following day and remanded in custody.

He will appear before a sitting of Portlaoise District Court this Thursday.

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