Knife-wielding man appears in Newry court after attempted robbery

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Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
Newry CourthousePolice in Newry, investigating an attempted robbery at Buttercrane Quay on Sunday 14th May, have charged a 22 year old man with a number of offences. The charges include attempted robbery, possession of an offensive weapon with intent to commit an indictable offence and assault on police.
  Shortly before 3am on 14th May a lorry driver was unloading his vehicle when he was approached and threatened by a man armed with a knife.
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Go For It March 2017The lorry driver managed to lock himself in the cab of the lorry.
  The 22 year old suspect was detained by police a short distance away on Dublin Road.
  He appeared at Newry Magistrates Court on Monday 15th May.
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25th March 2017 Box AdvertAs is normal procedure all charges are reviewed by the PPS.
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