Two men arrested after armed robbery in Wicklow

Sunday 01 June 2014 16.12
The two men are being held at Bray Garda Station
The two men are being held at Bray Garda Station

Gardaí are investigating an armed robbery in Co Wicklow last night.

Two men, one armed with a sword and one with a handgun, held up staff at a filling station in Blessington just after 10pm and stole a quantity of cash.

Gardaí later stopped a car and arrested two men and recovered a handgun, a sword and a quantity of cash.

The men, aged 30 and 40, are being held at Bray Garda Station.

The scene at the filling station is preserved for a technical examination and the car has been seized for examination.