Man arrested after customers foil armed pub robbery

first_imgA GROUP OF customers tackled armed raiders in a pub in Drogheda last night, detaining one and forcing the other to flee.Gardai arrested a 21-year-old man following the botched armed robbery at a pub on Marsh Road last night.The incident occurred at around 8.15pm when two men armed with a knife and a shotgun entered the premises and held up staff. One of the raiders was held at the scene when customers intervened, while the second man fled the scene. A small amount of cash taken during the raid was later recovered.A customer and staff member injured during the incident were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.A male arrested at the scene is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, at Drogheda Garda Station.Gardaí say the investigation is ongoing.last_img

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