Friday 24 October 2014

Man (40) and woman (21) arrested in connection with series of armed robberies on businesses

Published 28/02/2014 | 20:59

16/02/14
Garda attend the Scene at the plaza hotel Tallaght this evening.
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The robberies have occurred in the Dublin city area over the past number of weeks.

Gardai have made two arrests and seized a firearm as part of an ongoing investigation into a series of armed robberies of business premises.

The robberies have occurred in the Dublin city area over the past number of weeks.

One man (44) and a woman (21) were  stopped and arrested by gardai in the Aungier Street area of Dublin 2 this evening, following an intelligence-led operation.

The firearm is being technically examined.

The man and woman are currently detained under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939, as amended, at Pearse Street Garda Station.

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