A man was arrested in connection with the two robberies in Sligo Town over the weekend.

The Garda Armed Support Unit, along with local Gardaí located the suspect after a designated search.

He was brought to Ballymote Garda station and was detained for questioning

Gardaí carried out extensive enquiries including canvassing the area for CCTV.

The suspect has since been charged with one account of robbery and an attempted robbery, for the separate incidents.

He has been kept in custody and is to appear at the next sitting of the local District Court.

Gardaí have thanked the local business people, for providing CCTV when requested at short notice, and also the members of the public who assisted them with the investigation.


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