Two youths have been arrested following an attempted armed robbery in Co Armagh.
Shortly before 11pm on Friday night police received a report that two young males armed with a knife and a hammer had entered a takeaway in the Legahory centre in Craigavon.
They threatened the staff inside, demanding money but fled empty handed.
Two males matching the description given of the would-be robbers were arrested a short time later in the Hillcrest Mews area.
The pair aged 12 and 14 are being questioned on suspicion of a number of offences including attempted armed robbery, possession of an offensive weapon and assault on police.
Detective Inspector Colin Patterson said: “Sadly while responding to this crime police officers came under attack from an unknown person who threw a petrol bomb at them.
“It is inexcusable that two local police officers attempting to detect criminals and investigate a crime committed against a local business should be targeted in this way.”
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