Two arrested in relation to Little Island robbery 

Two arrested in relation to Little Island robbery 
Little Island Post Office, subject to an early armed raid, Little Island, Co. Cork.Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Gardaí have arrested two men in their 30s in relation to a robbery that took place at a post office in Little Island on Thursday morning. 

Both suspects were arrested in the Glanmire area of Cork at approximately 2:30pm.

They were detained under Section 30 Offences Against the State Act 1939 in Mayfield and Gurranabraher Garda Stations.

No staff member was injured during the incident which occurred at approximately 9:30am.

Two men armed with what is believed to be a handgun and an iron bar entered the post office in Little Island, threatened staff and left the scene with a small sum of cash. 

Witnesses are asked to contact Anglesea Street Garda Station on 021-452200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.

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