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23/09/2021

Swift arrest, court and jail for thief in Laois shop robbery

Swift arrest, court and jail for thief in Laois shop robbery

Swift action has given results for Laois Gardaí following a robbery in a Laois shop.

Laois Offaly Garda District reported that last Friday evening August 6, they were alerted to a robbery that had happened in a shop in Portlaoise.

"Very shortly" afterwards, they arrested a male.

The next day that person appeared before a Circuit Court Judge, and has now been put in jail.

The gave the details via social media over Saturday and Sunday.

"Portlaoise Gardaí responded to a Robbery from a shop in Portloiase yesterday evening 6th August 2021. Very shortly after responding a suspect was arrested and is currently detained at Portlaoise Garda Station where the matter continues to be investigated.

"Updated: A male appeared before the CCJ this afternoon and has been remanded in custody".

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