TWO men who fled empty-handed following an attempted robbery of a shop are in garda custody this morning.
The men, aged in their 30s, were arrested following a search at a house on Grove Park in Rathmines this morning.
They are being held for questioning following an attempted robbery at a shop on the Lower Rathmines Road in Dublin on Thursday evening.
The suspects entered the shop wearing masks around 6:20pm and threatened a shop assistant with a screwdriver before demanding cash.
A struggle ensued and the men fled empty-handed.
They are being held for questioning at the Rathmines garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
The investigation is continuing.