Man arrested after armed robbery in Ballymun yesterday evening

A man in his late 20s has been arrested by Gardaí after robbing a shop at gunpoint. 

The 29-year-old committed the offence yesterday evening at around 7pm.

He threatened staff with a suspected firearm and took cash from the till.

Two armed Garda detectives, who were on the premises at the time, confronted the man who fled from the shop on foot.

The man was arrested a short distance away and a sum of cash was recovered.

No shots were fired during the incident and there were no reported injuries.

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