Man due in court over Rathmines robbery

A lone male allegedly threatened a female employee of a Dublin fast food restaurant with a knife before leaving with a sum of money

A man in his 30’s is due to appear in court this morning charged in connection with a robbery at a fast-food premises in Dublin over the weekend.

On Saturday evening a lone male entered the premises on Lower Rathmines Road in Dublin 6.

He approached a female cashier and threatened her with a knife. The culprit took a sum of money from the tills, left the premises in a Taxi and later got out at the Milltown Road. The cashier was uninjured.

A number of Garda units responded to the robbery and the culprit was located attempting to cross the Dodder river.

He was arrested and brought to Rathmines Garda Station where he was detained.

He has since been charged and is scheduled to appear before Court No. 4, The Criminal Courts of Justice at 10.30am this morning charged in connection with the robbery.