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.