16/01/2017

Woman Attacked During Armed Robbery In Co Wexford

A woman has been assaulted during an armed robbery in Co Wexford.

Three men, believed to be armed with a firearm, sledge hammer and a pick-axe handle, entered a post office in Kilanerin and threatened a female member of staff.

She was attacked and received minor injuries.

The men fled the scene with a small sum of money in a grey coloured Land Rover Sport.

A burnt-out vehicle was later discovered in the Clonegal area and it has been seized for a technical examination.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

(CD/JP)

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