Three to appear in court in connection with armed robbery in Waterford

Three men will appear before a special sitting of Waterford District Court tonight, charged in connection with an armed robbery in Cheekpoint.

Shortly before noon on Thursday, two men entered a shop in the village - one armed with a handgun and the other with a knife.

The shop assistant was threatened, and handed over a sum of cash.

Three men aged 18, 28 and 36 were arrested in the Waterford area yesterday afternoon and are due in court at 9pm tonight.

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