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Two Arrests - Armed Robberies - Newbridge, Co. Kildare - 27th March 2023

Issue Date: 28th March 2023

Gardaí have arrested two men following the armed robberies of two fast food outlets in Newbridge yesterday, Monday 27th March 2023.

At approximately 8:30pm, Gardaí received report of an incident where two men entered an fast food outlet on Eyre Street, Newbridge and threatened staff members with a knife while demoing cash.

A short time later, Gardaí were alerted to a robbery taking place at a fast food outlet on Charlotte Street, Newbridge. Upon arrival, Gardaí arrested two men, one aged in his 40s and the other in his 20s.

Both men are currently detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at a Garda station in Co. Kildare.

Investigations are ongoing.