Man arrested after attempted robbery of children's adventure centre
Published 12/04/2016 | 11:17
A man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at an adventure centre in Tallaght on Sunday.
The man in his 50s was arrested yesterday evening and was detained at Tallaght Garda Station.
He was released without charge and a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions
On Sunday evening, families with children watched in terror as two masked men burst into Tallaght Adventure World in the Whitestown Business Park just before 6pm on Sunday.
Manager Robbie Doyle bravely fought off the raiders, but was left with a gaping wound in his hand.
One of the raiders was allegedly armed with a long-bladed knife, while the second man had a metal pole.
A third man waited outside in a blue Ford Fiesta.