Man arrested after Donegal robbery to appear in court this morning

A man has been arrested by Gardaí in Connection with the Robbery of a Premises, Glencar, Donegal yesterday.


The man in his 20’s was arrested as part of the investigation into the robbery of a premises on the Circular Road, Ballyboe, Glencar Co Donegal.


The incident occurred at approximately 9:40am on Sunday eveniong.

It’s reported that a man entered this premises armed with what appeared to be a gun and threatened staff before fleeing the scene on foot with a sum of cash and a quantity of cigarettes.

Following on from this incident, Gardaí responding to reports of a theft of a vehicle intercepted a car in Donegal town, and arrested the driver, a man aged in his 20s.

A suspected handgun, a sum of cash and a quantity of cigarettes were all recovered by Gardaí. The suspected handgun will be sent to the Ballistics Unit for analysis. The car was seized for technical examination.

The man  was detained at Letterkenny Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.


He has subsequently charged and will appear before Carrick-on-Shannon District Court at 10:30am  this morning.