Man to appear in court following Baylough robbery

A man is to appear in Athlone District Court this afternoon (Wednesday) following a robbery at an off-licence in Baylough last night.

The man entered the premises around 10pm and threatened a member of staff with a knife before leaving with a quantity of alcohol.

He was arrested a short time later in a car and later charged in relation to the incident.

The local man, who is aged in his 20s, is due to appear before Athlone District Court this afternoon.

The staff member was not injured but was left shaken by the incident.