Man (29) charged in connection with armed robbery in Dublin

The incident happened at a premises on South Circular Road yesterday afternoon

Man (29) charged in connection with armed robbery in Dublin

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A 29-year-old man has been charged in connection with an armed robbery in Dublin.

Shortly after 1pm yesterday a man entered a shop on the South Circular Road in Rialto armed with what was believed to be a hand gun.

He threatened staff and stole a sum of money. He was observed leaving the premises and travelling down the nearby New Ireland Road.

Gardaí began a search of the area, and recovered a firearm and an amount of money.

During the search officers also spotted a man running into bushes. He was arrested and taken to Kilmainham Garda Station.

The man is due in court later this afternoon charged in connection with the robbery.