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A 23-year old woman who was arrested following a raid on Harrington's Bookmakers in Abbeyleix on Monday evening, has been released without charge.
The robbery took place at 8.45pm on Monday when one person entered the Bookmakers brandishing a knife and threatening staff.
The raider subsequently made off with a substantial amount of cash.
Gardai later arrested a 23-year old woman in connection with the incident and she was detained at Portlaoise Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1994.
A file is being prepared for the DPP.