Cross-border Car Chase After Robbery On Priest

Three men have been arrested following an armed burglary on a parochial house in Armagh on Tuesday night.

The three men, one of them armed with a handgun, forced their way into a parochial house in Armagh locking two people into the bathroom while they searched the building for money.

The men then fled from the scene upon the arrival of police.

The police tried to stop the escape of the raiders' getaway car, but it rammed through three PSNI vehicles before heading towards the southern border.

The Gardaí were alerted and subsequently pursued the car through Co Monaghan before arresting two men.

The PSNI also detained a third man in Benburb, Co Tyrone.


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