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Man arrested after knifepoint robbery at pharmacy in Finglas in Dublin

Blanchardstown Garda Station

Blanchardstown Garda Station

Eoin Murphy

A man has been arrested after an aggravated burglary at a pharmacy in Finglas, Dublin 11.

Gardaí were called to the scene after man (30) entered the premises armed with a knife and proceeded to threaten staff on Wednesday afternoon.

During the course of the aggravated robbery, the man took a sum of cash and a quantity of medication.

He then fled the scene on foot but was quickly apprehended by gardaí following a search of the area.

He was arrested and the stolen property was recovered.

He is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 in Blanchardstown Garda Station and investigations are ongoing.

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