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Two arrested following armed robbery

Two arrested following armed robbery

Two men aged in their late 20s and mid 30s have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery.

The incident occurred outside a supermarket in Balgaddy, Lucan, west Dublin, yesterday afternoon at 2pm.

The victim was sitting in his van when two men produced a suspected firearm and demanded money.

The two men left the scene in a Ford Mondeo car, which was abandoned on Esker Lane a short time later.

Gardai searched the surrounding area and arrested two men who are both currently being detained at Lucan Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939-'98 as amended.

Gardaí recovered the proceeds of the robbery, and a firearm.