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Armed robbery Celbridge

Armed Robbery at Celbridge Jewellers, Celbridge, County Kildare - 6th August 2010

At approximately 4.00pm on the 6th of August 2010 two males(30 and 40) entered Celbridge Jewellers on Main Street Celbridge armed with what is believed to be  a handgun and crowbar. The two males threatened staff with the firearm and demanded cash. The culprits left the jewellers with a sum of cash.

Gardai on mobile patrol of the area observed two suspects. The Gardai arrested the suspects and recovered a firearm, balaclava and a sum of cash.

Both suspects are currently detained under the Provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 as amended at Leixlip Garda Station.

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