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BREAKING: Man charged with armed robbery

BREAKING: Man charged with armed robbery

A 32-year-old man is to appear in court this morning charged in connection with an armed robbery at a retail outlet in Bunratty, Co Clare.

The incident occurred at 2:30pm yesterday when a lone male entered the shop armed with a knife and threatened staff before fleeing the scene on foot with a small quantity of cash.

No one was injured in the incident.

A short time later a 32-year-old man was arrested and an amount of cash and a knife were recovered.

A car was also seized as part of the investigation.

The arrested man was taken to Ennis Garda Station where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 for questioning.