Breaking: Man arrested over attempted armed robbery in Clonmany


Gardaí have arrested a man with the attempted armed robbery of Clonmany Post Office. 

The incident happened earlier this month with the suspect apprehended at a checkpoint earlier this week.

Shortly after 5pm on Wednesday November 11, 2020 a man entered Clonmany Post Office, produced what was believed to be a handgun and demanded money.

A Post office worker retreated to a back room and raised the alarm. The man left the scene. Nothing was stolen.

Gardaí responded immediately to the activation of the panic alarm.

At 5.30pm on Tuesday pf this week, a man was arrested at an Operation Fanacht checkpoint in Bridgend in connection with the incident.

The man whos in his early 60s currently detained at Buncrana Garda Station under Section 30 Offences Against The State Act.

An Garda Síochána has been working closely with the PSNI in relation to this incident and they are assisting in this investigation.

Enquiries are ongoing.