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Three of four arrested in connection with Armagh shop robberies released on bail

Mullan's Spar Killylea Road in Armagh

Three of the four people arrested in connection with two Armagh burglaries have been released from custody.

Two women, aged 27 and 38, and a 29-year-old man arrested were released on bail to allow for further police enquiries.

However, a 25-year-old man remains in police custody, however, nobody has been charged at this time.

It was reported to police at around 11.30am on Monday, a man entered commercial premises on the Killylea Road and threatened staff inside and demanded money.

He made off from the scene in a blue vehicle.

Police received a further report at around 11.50pm that a man had entered commercial premises on Lower Irish Street and demanded money before making off with a sum of cash in a blue vehicle.

A short time later police stopped a Blue Seat Leon in the Armagh area and arrested four people on suspicion of a number of offences.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Enquiries are ongoing and police would appeal to anyone with any information in relation to these incidents to contact 101 quoting reference number 699 of 27/02/23.

“A report can be made using the online reporting form via Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at”

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