BREAKING: Gardai arrest two following armed robbery

The Stiles Road, Clontarf
The Stiles Road, Clontarf

Gardai have arrested two men following an armed robbery this morning in Clontarf, Dublin 3.

At approximately 7.45am two males armed with a firearm entered at shop on Stiles Road, Clontarf.

They threatened a female staff member before leaving the scene on foot with an amount of cash.

The culprits damaged the front door of the shop during the incident. No shots were fired.

During a follow up operation involving Gardaí from Clontarf and Raheny Garda Stations, two men in their 20s were arrested in a nearby building.

A firearm (subject to ballistic examination) and cash were recovered.

Both men are currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939 at Clontarf Garda Station.