Two men arrested after attempted robbery at restaurant

Two men arrested after attempted robbery at restaurant

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

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