Gardaí recovered money, a hatchet and clothing after a search
A man in aged his 40s has been arrested in Co Kerry after the robbery of a petrol station in Tralee last night.
At around 8.20pm yesterday evening, a man armed with a hatchet entered the petrol station at Rathass.
He threatened staff, stole cash and made off on foot across Rathass Graveyard.
Gardaí later arrested a man fitting his description close to Fountain Court in Tralee.
They also recovered money, a hatchet and clothing after seaching the area.
A man is currently detained at Tralee garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.