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Friday 6 December 2019

Man (31) arrested over petrol station robbery

A 31-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a robbery in Artane this afternoon.

Gardaí at Coolock arrested the man this evening after a petrol station on Kilmore Road, Artane in north Dublin was robbed at approximately 5pm.

A male entered the station armed with a 'bladed implement' and threatened staff members before fleeing the scene no foot.

The suspect was arrested near the scene and Gardai recovered both cash and a weapon when he was taken into custody.

Nobody was injured.

He is currently being detained at Coolock Garda Station.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them at The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.


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