Gardai investigating armed robbery at filling station in Longford Town

Gardai in Longford are investigating an armed robbery at Hanlons Gala filling station and shop on the Dublin road in Longford Town early this morning.

It’s understood the robbery took place around half past four this morning when two people, who were wearing masks and armed with knives, held up staff who were on duty at the 24 hour business.

It’s understood the raiders escaped with cash from the till, as well as a phone.

No one was injured.

The raiders made their escape on foot, and Gardai will be viewing CCTV from the area as part of their investigation.