Knifeman attempts to hijack car outside Dublin doctor's surgery
A man has been arrested after the incident in West Dublin this afternoon.
Gardai in Lucan say they are investigating the incident that occurred outside a doctor's surgery on Hillcrest Rd, Lucan at approximately 1pm.
Independent.ie has learned that a man (30s), armed with a knife, attempted hijack a car.
A garda spokesman said the male "approached a woman in a car, threatened her with a knife and took the keys to her car".
She was not injured.
The male left the scene with the keys and was arrested a short distance away by armed gardaí.
He is currently detained under the provisions of Section 4 of The Criminal Act 1984 at Ronanstown Garda Station.