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The man left the scene if the robbery in a taxi with a number of items from the premises

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Clontarf Garda Station

Clontarf Garda Station

Clontarf Garda Station

Gardai have arrested a man following an armed robbery at a business premises on Collinswood Avenue yesterday afternoon.

At approximately 3.45pm yesterday afternoon, a man entered the North Dublin business premises armed with a weapon and threatened the staff members.

According to gardai, he then left the scene if the robbery in a taxi with a number of items from the premises.

A garda spokesman said, in a follow up search, officers stopped a taxi on Swords Road and the suspect attempted to make his escape on foot.

"Gardaí arrested one man (late 30s) and a number of items stolen from the premises were located.," the spokesman said.

"He was taken to Clontarf Garda station where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

"He has since been charged in relation to the robbery and is due to appear before a special sitting of Criminal Courts of Justice, Court Number 1, this morning Friday 18th March, 2022 at 10.30a.m.

"The investigations is ongoing."

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