Issue Date: 5th December 2023
Gardaí have arrested a man in his 20s in as part of ongoing investigations into recent robbery incidents in South East Dublin.
At approximately 11:15pm on Tuesday, 21st November 2023, a lone male entered a service station on Clonkeen Road and threatened staff a knife point before leaving empty handed. Shortly after another person entered a pharmacy on Foxrock Ave, threatened staff with a knife before leaving with a sum of cash. No one was physically harmed.
Following enquiries, an operation was conducted on Tuesday 5th December 2023, in the Dublin area by Detectives from Cabinteely and a man in his 20s was arrested. He is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, at a Garda station in the Dublin Region.
Investigations are ongoing.