Man detained as off-duty garda foils armed robbery
Gardaí in Co Louth will this morning resume questioning a man who was detained after an armed robbery in Drogheda yesterday.
At around 3.45pm two men entered a bank on West Street in the town armed with a hand gun and a knife.
They held up staff and made off with an undisclosed sum of cash.
An off-duty Garda detained one of the raiders while the second man escaped on a motorbike.
No shots were fired and no-one was injured and Gardaí say all the cash was recovered.
A man is his forties is being detained at Drogheda Garda station.