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A man has been arrested and charged in relation to a robbery at an off-licence in Lakeview, Midleton on the 27th April 2019.

Shortly before 2pm on the 27th April, a man in his 20’s armed with a knife entered the off-licence and threatened staff. He demanded money before leaving the scene with an unknown sum.

No staff were injured during the incident.

Gardaí in Middleton had carried out a preliminary investigation, and the man was arrested later that evening. He was initially brought to Cobh Garda Station where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

The man has now been charged, and is due to appear before Mallow District Court today, 29th April 2019 at 10.30AM.