Gardaí have arrested and charged a man in his 40s following an attempted robbery at a bookmakers on Main Street Dunleer yesterday evening.
At approximately 5:30pm the masked man entered a bookmakers, he threatened staff, and demanded cash but left empty handed. After fleeing the scene he was arrested a short distance away by local Gardaí with the assistance of the Regional Support Unit (RSU).
The man is due to appear before Dundalk District Court this morning at 10:30am in connection with the incident.
The investigation is ongoing.