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Court Appearance - Attempted Robbery at Restaurant Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath, 14th July 2020

Gardaí have arrested and charged two men, aged in their 20s, in relation to an attempted robbery of a restaurant in Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath, which occurred on the 14th July 2020.

At approximately 10:50pm, two men entered the premises armed with knives. They proceeded to threaten a member of staff before fleeing the scene on foot. No cash or property was taken.

Gardaí arrested the two men a short time later and they were detained at Mullingar Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

They are both due to appear before Mullingar District Court this morning, Thursday, 16th July 2020.