One arrested after bank robbery in Cork

A man has been arrested following an armed robbery in Cork this evening.

At approximately 4.05pm a lone male entered a Bank at North Main Street and threatened staff with a handgun before escaping on foot with an amount of cash.

No shots were fired and there were no reported injuries during the incident.

During a follow up operation a man aged in his thirties was arrested a short time later in the Shandon St. area.

He is currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939, at Bridewell Garda Station.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for information and in particular to anyone in the North Main St. area between 3.45pm and 415 pm who can assist with their enquiries to contact Bridewell Garda Station 021-4943330, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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