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Man held after knifepoint robbery of pharmacy

Gardai said a man in his 30s was arrested during a follow-up search in Finglas, Dublin.

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A man has been arrested following an aggravated burglary in Finglas, Dublin (Brian Lawless/PA Wire)

A man has been arrested following an aggravated burglary in Finglas, Dublin (Brian Lawless/PA Wire)

A man has been arrested following an aggravated burglary in Finglas, Dublin (Brian Lawless/PA Wire)

A man has been arrested following an aggravated robbery of a pharmacy in Dublin.

Gardai said a man entered the pharmacy in Finglas at about 5.20pm on Wednesday and threatened staff with a knife.

He took a sum of cash and a quantity of medication and fled on foot.

A man, in his 30s, was seized during a follow-up search of the area. He was arrested and the stolen property was recovered.

He is detained at Blanchardstown Garda Station.

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