Two arrested after robbery in west Dublin

A man was approached while sitting outside a supermarket

Two arrested after robbery in west Dublin

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Two men have been arrested after a robbery in west Dublin yesterday afternoon.

A man sitting in a van outside a supermarket in Balgaddy, Lucan was approached by two men who produced a suspected firearm and demanded cash at around 2.00pm.

They left the scene in a Ford Mondeo car, which was abandoned on Esker Lane a short time later.

Gardaí carried out a search of the area and two men were arrested.

They are being detained at Lucan garda station.

Gardaí say they recovered the proceeds of the robbery, as well as a firearm.