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Teenagers charged after armed robbery

TWO teenagers have been charged in connection with an armed robbery in Lurgan.

The incident happened at a commercial premises in the Castor Bay Road area on Friday shortly after 5pm.

The pair, who were armed with a knife and crowbar, entered the property and threatened members of staff.

They made off with a sum of money and were arrested a short time later.

A sum of money was later recovered by police.

The teenagers – aged 16 and 17 – are due to appear at Craigavon Youth Court on Tuesday, October 29.

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