Man charged following Tralee service station robbery

A man in his 40s has been charged following a robbery at a Tralee service station last night during which staff were threatened with a hatchet. Tralee courthouse The incident happened at Kelliher’s Toyota Car Sales at Rathass at about 20 past 8 last night. 40 year old Emmett Coffey of Fountain Court, Tralee appeared before Tralee District Court this afternoon. He was charged with robbery and separately was also charged in relation to a burglary of a house in Tralee last September. Mr Coffey was remanded in custody to appear at Tralee District Court next Wednesday.