Man arrested following armed robbery in Dublin 1 week ago

Man arrested following armed robbery in Dublin

The man was arrested following a managed containment pursuit operation.

A man has been arrested following an armed robbery that occurred at a premises in Dublin on Saturday afternoon.

Two men entered the premises in Grange Road, Baldoyle armed with what was believed to be a firearm and threatened staff.

The pair left the premises with a sum of money and jumped into a grey coloured car.

Gardaí responded to the incident and carried out a managed containment pursuit operation which concluded when the car crashed on Priorswood Road, Dublin 17.

No persons were injured during the robbery or the managed containment operation.

Gardaí arrested a 26-year-old man fleeing from the vehicle after the crash and recovered a sum of cash and a firearm.

The man was conveyed to Raheny Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 30, Offences Against the State Act, 1939.