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Robbery at a Pharmacy in Cork City on 16 November 2020 - Man Arrested

Gardaí have a arrested a man in relation to a robbery at a pharmacy in Cork city on November 16, 2020.

Shortly after 3pm Gardaí received a report that a man had entered a pharmacy on South Terrace, threatened staff and left with a quantity of tablets.

A description of the man was circulated to all uniform and detective Gardaí on duty in the area and a patrol was carried out. 

Shortly after Gardaí met a man on Anglesea Terrace who matched the description of the suspect. 

The man, aged in his 20s, was searched and found to be in possession of tablets that are believed to have been stolen from the pharmacy. 

He was arrested and brought to Bridewell Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.