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Post Office worker assaulted during armed raid

Gardai in Gorey are investigating an armed raid at the Post Office in Kilanerin.

The incident took place just after midday on Friday.

It is understood three men armed with a gun, sledgehammer and wooden handle entered the store and demanded cash.

A female member of staff was assaulted during the raid, in which a small amount of cash was taken.

The raiders escaped in a silver Land Rover which had a forth member waiting for them and drove off in the Tinahely direction.

The Land Rover was later found burnt out in Clonegal.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact them at Gorey Garda Station on 053 9430690

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