One arrested after serious assault during armed raid in Clondalkin
Gardaí investigating a robbery that occurred at a convenience store in Neilstown this morning shortly before 7am have arrested a man, aged in his mid 40’s.
Shortly before 7am two men, one in possession of a firearm, approached a male member of staff at the entrance of the shop.
They assaulted the man and fled the scene on foot with a quantity of cigarettes and alcohol.
Gardaí arrested one man, mid 40’s, close to the scene. He is currently detained at Ronanstown Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
The second man remains at large.
Gardaí located a firearm, a baton, cigarettes and alcohol in a follow up search.
The injured man was taken to Tallaght hospital with minor injuries. The scene was preserved and technically examined.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact them at Ronanstown Garda station on 01 6667700 The Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.