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Man to appear in court following armed robbery at fast food outlet

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A man is to appear in court following an armed robbery at a county Armagh fast food outlet.

A 25-year-old man has been charged with possessing a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence, attempted robbery and criminal damage.

He is due to appear at Craigavon Magistrates’ Court on the morning of Wednesday 1st February 2017.

The charges relate to an armed robbery at a fast food outlet in the Gilpinstown Road area of Lurgan on the evening of Monday 3 October.

At around 11.55pm it was reported that a masked man, armed with a suspected firearm, entered the premises and demanded money from the staff.

He made off empty handed.

The 25 year old man was arrested a short distance away in the early hours of Tuesday, October 4 and was later released on police bail pending further enquiries.

As is normal procedure, all charges are reviewed by the PPS.

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