Man (44) arrested after female employee assaulted during robbery
Gardai have arrested a 44-year-old man in connection to a robbery in Balrothery, Balbriggan, Co Dublin on Saturday night.
According to gardai, a lone male entered a shop and demanded cash from a female staff member, who was assaulted during the incident.
The man (44) who was wearing a balaclava left the premises on foot with a sum of cash at approximately 9:20pm.
The female employee who was assaulted did not require any medical attention.
Gardai later searched a house in Balbriggan and arrested a man.
He is currently being detained at Balbriggan Garda station under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 as amended. Local Gardaí were assisted by members of the Armed Support Unit (ASU).
Investigations are on going.