first_imgA man is being questioned by Gardai after an attempted armed robbery at a Letterkenny petrol station last night.A would-be robber produced a knife and demanded cash at the Glencar filling station.However the man was overpowered and detained by staff at the garage. It is understood a large knife was recovered at the scene of the attempted hold-up.The suspect was arrested by Gardai and brought to Letterkenny Garda station where he is still being questioned.The attempted robbery comes less than a week after another robbery at another Letterkenny shop using a knife.A member of staff Callaghan’s XL shop on the town’s Main Street was held at knifepoint and a large amount of cash was taken during the raid. It is not known if Gardai are linking the two incidents yet. MAN HELD AFTER ATTEMPTED KNIFE-RAID ON PETROL STATION was last modified: March 31st, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:GardaiGlencar Filling stationknife-raidlast_img read more