Cash stolen in suspected armed robbery in Cork 

Man threatened and robbed while walking home
Cash stolen in suspected armed robbery in Cork 

The robbery occurred at around 12.15am today on Lower John St.

A man has been arrested in relation to a robbery in Cork city in the early hours of this morning.

Gardaí said that a man was walking home when he was approached by another man who had his face covered with a scarf.

The man, armed with what is believed to be a knife, threatened him and demanded he hands over some money.

The man then left the scene with a small amount of cash.

The robbery occurred at around 12.15am today on Lower John St.

The incident was reported to gardaí and detectives from Watercourse Road are investigating.

A description of the suspect, obtained from CCTV footage was circulated to members of the force on duty in the area.

A short time later gardaí from the Armed Support Unit stopped a man, aged in his 30s, on Cattle Market Avenue.

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

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