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Man arrested after Goodwin’s Footwear burgled

Goodwin's Footware was broken into on Monday night
Goodwin's Footware was broken into on Monday night

Gardaí have arrested a man after Goodwin’s Footware was burgled.

The shoe shop, located in Hynes Square in Portlaoise, was broken into on Monday night at around 10pm.

A lone male smashed the glass on the front door in order to gain entry.

He then proceeded to take a small amount of cash from the till before leaving.

However, gardaí confirmed to LaoisToday.ie that they had arrested a man in his 30s yesterday in relation to the robbery.

The man, who is from the area, was charged and sent forward to the District Court in Tullamore.

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.