Pair arrested over device at ATM

Published Friday, 06 June 2014
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Two men have been arrested over the attempted theft of an ATM machine at a filling station in Co Armagh.

Pair arrested over device at ATM
Police and the bomb squad attended the scene. (© UTV)

The army bomb squad had to be called to the business premises at Annareagh Road, Hamiltonsbawn in the early hours of Thursday morning after police discovered a suspect device close to the ATM.

Officers attended the scene after receiving reports that a loud bang had been heard in the area.

Army bomb experts made the device safe and removed it for further examination.

A black Audi car was found abandoned on Gosford Road, Markethill a short time later.

The men, both aged 37, are currently in police custody.

© UTV News
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