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Armed Robbery & Arrest Baldoyle, 1st August, 2020.

Gardaí are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a premises on Grange Road, Baldoyle this afternoon Saturday 1st August, 2020 at approximately 4:30pm.

Two men entered the premises armed with what was believed to be a firearm and threatened staff.  They left the premises with a sum of money and jumped into a grey coloured car.

Gardaí responded and observed a vehicle leaving the scene. A managed containment pursuit operation was carried out which concluded when the car crashed on Priorswood Road, Dublin 17.  

No persons were injured during the robbery or the managed containment operation.

Gardaí observed one man running from the vehicle and arrested this man (26 years), seized a firearm and the cash from the robbery.  The man was conveyed to Raheny Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 30, Offences Against the State Act, 1939.

Investigations are ongoing.