A man in his 30s is in Garda custody following a robbery at a shop on James St, Dublin 8 shortly before 10 pm on the 28th of July 2012.
The lone male raider entered the shop at about 9.50 pm and threatened two male staff members with a syringe. A struggle took place and Gardaí were alerted. The suspected offender was arrested at the scene and is detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984; he has been taken to James Hospital, where he is being treated for a leg injury.
One of the staff members, a man in his 30s collapsed at the scene and was also taken to St James’ Hospital where he is in a serious condition.