Wednesday 23 April 2014

Man arrested in armed robbery probe

A man was arrested after an armed robbery in Coolock's Newtown Industrial Estate

A man has been arrested after an armed robbery in north Dublin.

Gardai said a suspect in his mid-20s was detained for questioning following the raid at a premises in Newtown Industrial Estate in Coolock at about 6pm on Monday.

One man, believed to have been armed with a firearm, threatened staff but left empty-handed.

No-one was injured during the incident.

A Garda spokeswoman said: "In a follow-up search, a man was arrested and is currently detained at Coolock Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act."

Press Association

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