Man due in court as staff member threatened with knife in Newtown shop

first_imgA man in his late 20s is expected to appear before a sitting of Letterkenny District Court on Monday following an attempted robbery in Newtowncunningham this morning.At approximately 11.45am, a lone male entered a convenience store in the east Donegal village. He threatened a staff member at knife point before leaving the store on foot empty handed.It’s understood the staff member was not physically harmed during the incident.The alarm was raised and a Garda unit on covert patrol in the area at the time arrested a man in his 20s who was near the scene a short time later. He was taken to Letterkenny Garda Station and detained for questioning under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.The investigation is ongoing.Man due in court as staff member threatened with knife in Newtown shop was last modified: December 2nd, 2019 by Chris McNultyShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

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