Gardai seek third man following Post Office robbery

Date Published : May 1st, 2016    Published By : admin

Gardaí in Carlow are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a man who evaded arrest last night when two others were arrested.

The arrests were made in connection with a robbery which took place at a Post Office in Leighlinbridge, between Carlow town and Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow.

The raid took place yesterday.

Post Office Robbery Leighlinbridge
Photo: (Leighlinbridge Post Office)

It’s believed a man threatened staff and made off with a sum of money from the post office. According to local radio, KCLR96FM, this is the third such robbery at the post office in two months.

Gardai stopped a car while on patrol last night at around 7pm. Two men were arrested and are being held in garda custody while a third man escaped through a wooded area in Seskinrae in Old Leighlin.

Gardai are appealing for the public assistance.
Source: (KCLR96FM)

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