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Suspect in his 20s arrested after armed raid goes wrong

Sarah Stack

Published 29/01/2013 | 09:01

A MAN has been arrested after a botched 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 about 6pm yesterday.

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."

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