Update: Man to appear in court after armed robbery in Letterkenny

December 27, 2020

A MAN in his 20s will appear in court tomorrow morning in connection with the robbery of a filling station in Letterkenny.

A suspected handgun has been recovered by Gardaí following the robbery at the Spar Express at Glencar, Letterkenny at approximately 9.40am today.

A man entered the premises with what appeared to be a gun and threatened terrified staff.

The man fled on foot with a sum of cash and a quantity of cigarettes.

Later in the morning, Gardaí responded to a reports of a theft of a vehicle and intercepted a car in Donegal town.

A suspected handgun, a sum of cash and a quantity of cigarettes were all recovered by Gardaí.

A man aged in his 20s was arrested and subsequently charged.

He is due to appear before Carrick-on-Shannon District Court at 10:30am tomorrow.



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