Man arrested in Dublin during armed robbery

A man in his 40's was arrested in Dublin this morning after Gardaí were called to an armed robbery.

Officers say they found a man with a crowbar at a robbery-in-progress at a shop in the Hampton Wood area of Finglas at about 7.30am.

Following a brief struggle a man was detained and brought to Finglas Garda Station.

Two staff members, a male and a female, were located locked into a room inside the shop during the incident - they were not physically harmed.

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