Armed raid on Mountmellick Road shop in Portlaoise

Busy filling station shop hit by thief

Pat Somers

Reporter:

Pat Somers

Email:

pat@leinsterexpress.ie

Armed raid on Mountmellick Road Shop

Gardaí in Portlaoise are appealing for information following an armed raid at the Campus Spar shop on the Mountmellick Road, Portlaoise yesterday evening.

A masked armed man entered the shop at around 7pm on Tuesday evening. He appeared to be armed with a handgun.

The raider threatened two members of staff, before making off with a quantity of cash.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Portlaoise Gardaí at 057 8674100.