Man charged in connection to Edgeworthstown bookies raid


Edgeworthstown's Main Street, close to where an alleged robbery at a looking bookmakers took place last Wednesday evening

A man has been charged in connection to an alleged robbery at a bookmakers in Edgeworthstown last week.

The man, who is in his 20s, was arrested and charged following the incident which occurred at a Bruce Betting outlet last Wednesday.

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Staff at the store were about to shut up for the night when a masked raider entered the premises at around 9:30pm and demanded cash.

Detectives had been endeavouring to determine whether any CCTV footage could be obtained in a bid to trace the identity of the male suspect.

For more on this story, see tomorrow's Longford Leader.

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