Two men remanded in custody following alleged theft of cash in Carrick-on-Shannon

Two men charged in connection with the  alleged theft of a significant amount of cash in Carrick-on-Shannon last week have been remanded in custody to appear in court again this Friday

The men, one in his 20s and the other in his 30s, were arrested after a businessman in the town reported a theft of money from his car at the Rosebank shopping centre just minutes after he left a bank in the town.

Carrick-on-Shannon Gardaí obtained CCTV footage of the suspected vehicle involved in the theft and in a joint operation with Longford Gardaí, two male suspects were arrested near Longford at 3.30pm on Friday afternoon

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The men both appeared at a special sitting of Sligo District Court on Saturday night and were remanded in custody to appear at Harristown District court again this Friday.