Gardai arrest man in connection with robbery at shop
A MAN was arrested in Crumlin early this morning in connection with the robbery of a premises that occurred in Kimmage on Wednesday evening.
According to Gardai, a man entered a shop on Kimmage Road Lower and threatened staff with a knife demanding contents of the cash registers.
Nobody was injured during the frightening incident at around 8.15pm and the man arrested is currently detained at Terenure Garda Station.
A garda statement released this morning said: “Gardaí have arrested a man in connection with the robbery of a premises that occurred on the evening of Wednesday, 17th August, 2022, in the Dublin 6 area.
“At approximately 8:15pm, a lone male entered a shop on Kimmage Road Lower and threatened staff with a knife, demanding the contents of cash registers in the store.
“The male then fled the scene on foot with a sum of cash. No persons were injured during the course of this incident.
“As a result of Garda enquiries into this incident involving a number of Garda units in the Dublin City area, Gardaí arrested a male in Crumlin, Dublin 12, in the early hours of Thursday, 18th August, 2022”.
The man, aged in his 40s, is currently being detained at Terenure Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
Investigations are ongoing according to gardai.