Three people have been arrested following an armed robbery in Co Offaly last night.
Following the robbery of a shop in Cappincur, Tullamore, Co Offaly, Gardai arrested two men and one woman in connection with the crime.
As reported by the Sunday World, two men entered the shop at around 9.25pm yesterday evening, armed with a hammer and a knife.
The men reportedly threatened the shop staff before leaving with an undisclosed sum of money in a car with a third person.
The car then drove towards Dublin on the motorway before it rammed into a garda vehicle near Clonard, Co Meath, where all three people were arrested.
The trio, who are all in their 20s, are currently detained under the provisions of Section 4 of The Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Tullamore garda station.