Detectives are appealing for information following an attempted armed robbery at Umgola in the Killylea Road area of Armagh this afternoon, Sunday, May 18.
Shortly after 3.15pm it was reported a man entered the premises and threatened staff with a knife.
He demanded money from the till before making off empty handed in the company of a second male.
One male wore a blue hooded top and the second male is described as wearing a grey coloured track suit.
Two males aged 27 and 28 were arrested a short time later and are currently in custody assisting police with their enquiries.
Detectives would ask anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who has any information to contact them at Ardmore Police Station on the non-emergency number 101.
Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.