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Three arrested following attempted robbery in Dublin

Three arrested following attempted robbery in Dublin

Gardaí have arrested 3 men and recovered a firearm following an attempted robbery at a business premises in the Dublin 12 area.

At approximately 7.40pm yesterday two men tried to enter a premises on Bluebell Avenue.

The men, one of which was holding a gun, failed to get into the building and fled to a waiting car.

Local gardai watched the suspicious activity and stopped the car before arresting the three men, aged 18, 20 and 22 years.

They are currently being detained at Kilmainham, Sundrive and Kevin St Garda station under the provisions of section 30 Offences Against the State Act 1939 as amended.