Man arrested in conection with Tralee robbery

Gardai have arrested a man in connection with a robbery at a petrol station in Tralee yesterday. The man removed the cash box from the pay phone at the Maxol station at Clash yesterday afternoon at around four thirty. A staff members who realised what was happening attempted to block his way out of the shop. He subsequently dropped the cash and made off in a van.However customers at the shop took down the registration details of the van which was stopped a short time later in the Killarney area. Around 350 euro in coins was recovered at the scene from the phone. The owner of the shop Joe O Connor says the quick thinking actions of the staff and customers helped to foil the robbery attempt.