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Two arrests over 'terrifying' armed raid at McDonalds in Coatbridge

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Image caption The McDonalds branch at Showcase Leisure Park near Coatbridge was targeted

Two men have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a McDonalds restaurant near Coatbridge.

A man brandishing a knife entered the premises in Showcase Leisure Park, at about 02:19 on 14 July, and demanded cash from a female worker.

He threatened staff before stealing a till. Afterwards, police described the incident as "terrifying" for staff.

Two men, aged 49 and 39, have been detained over the robbery and are due to appear at Airdrie Sheriff Court.

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