Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 20 April 2014

Three held over armed raids bid

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery in Co Tyrone

Three men are being questioned over two attempted armed robberies in Co Tyrone.

Shortly before 2.45pm a man entered a shop on Mountjoy Road, Dungannon, carrying a firearm. He stood in the shop for a few moments before leaving.

The PSNI said within 15 minutes a man carrying a gun entered a service station on the Annagher Road, Coalisland, and threatened staff.

Nothing was taken in either incident.

A spokesman said three men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery.

Detectives in Dungannon have appealed for information.

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