Two charged over Banbridge petrol robbery
- 10 November 2012
- From the section Northern Ireland
Two men have been charged in connection with an attempted robbery at a petrol station near Banbridge.
It happened on Friday at about 15:20 GMT when a man threatened a woman working in the shop on the Aughnacloy Road with an iron bar.
He tried to take the till, but fled empty handed.
A vehicle was stopped later by police and a man arrested. Another was arrested near the scene.
A 28-year-old man has been charged with attempted robbery, obstructing police, possession of a Class C drug and going equipped for theft.
A 25-year-old man has been charged with attempted robbery and going equipped for theft.
They are to appear at Banbridge Magistrates Court next month.