Hammer and knife used in midlands robbery
Gardaí are investigating after a frightening armed robbery in the midlands overnight.
Two men, one armed with a hammer and the other a knife, entered Murphy’s Food Store in Ballybrittas, Co. Laois at 8:20pm last night, Tuesday, August 15.
The men threatened a staff member before taking cash from the till and making their escape in a dark coloured car.
Both assailants had balaclavas while one wore a white t-shirt and black trousers and the other wore a navy and white top with black trousers.
Anyone with information can contact Portlaoise Garda Station on 057867 4100.
If you have a story for us, sports news, an event happening in your area, or if you want to submit pictures or videos, contact the Offaly Express team via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or through our Facebook.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.