Monday, February 08, 2016

A MALE and female, who were arrested in connection with an armed robbery at Ulster Bank on the Quay, on Friday afternoon, are to remain in custody until this evening.

A man entered the bank at 1.30pm and produced what’s believed to be a firearm. He threatened staff, before making his escape on foot with a sum of cash. He fled in the direction of Exchange Street.

The man and woman, both of whom are from the locality, were arrested on Saturday evening following a definite line of enquiry.

The two aged 36 and 31 are being held at Waterford Garda Station until this evening when they will either be charged or released.

An incident room has been set up. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Waterford Garda Station on (051) 305300.

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