Armed raiders detention extended.

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Gardai today extended the period of detention for seven men who were arrested yesterday in connection with an armed raid at a house in Co Tipperary.

The men were arrested after a raid at the home of a couple and their three children in Killenaule.

Seven men fled the scene in two seperate vehicles.

Five men were later arrested after one of the vehicles was stopped in Naas, Co Kildare and the other two were detained at Newland’s Cross in Dublin.