Family held at gunpoint during robbery in Buncrana

A family of five, including three children were robbed at gunpoint by a gang in Buncrana this morning.

Three men, all thought to be armed, entered a private residence in the Kinnego area of Buncrana.

They stole a sum of cash and the home owners car. No shots were fired.

Gardai responding to an emergency call arrested one man close to the scene - he is currently being questioned by gardai in Buncrana.

Superintentant Kevin English spoke to Highland Radio News this afternoon:

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