Staff left terrified after man robs Burger King at knifepoint
Published 04/01/2016 | 10:43
A man has been arrested following an armed robbery on a Burger King outlet in which staff were threatened with a knife.
The incident occured at a branch of the fast food chain on Belgard Road in Tallaght at 8pm last night.
A lone male approached the counter and brandished a knife, demanding cash from the workers.
He then smashed open a cash register and took an undisclosed sum of cash thought to be in the region of €1,000 before escaping.
There were no injuries in the incident.
In a follow-up operation gardai arrested a 36-year-old man and a weapon was recovered. The stolen cash was not found however.
The suspect is being detained at Tallaght garda station.