Three arrested following robbery

Three arrested following robbery

The robbery saw staff threatened with a knife.

Gardaí at Dundrum have arrested three man and recovered a sum of cash following a robbery at a shop in Stillorgan.

At approximately 6.15pm yesterday evening 29/12/2018 Gardaí responded to reports of a robbery in progress at a grocery store in Stillorgan.

The alarm was raised when two males entered the store and threatened staff with a knife and hatchet before leaving on foot with a sum of cash.

A car was intercepted by uniformed Gardaí responding to the incident as it attempted to leave a carpark outside the store.

The occupants of the car, two men aged in their 30s and one in his 40s, were arrested.

A sum of cash along with a hammer and axe were recovered from the car.

No one was injured during the raid.

The men were taken to Dundrum Garda station and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 for questioning.

All three remain in Garda custody this evening.

The investigation is ongoing and updates will follow.

Three men arrested by Gardaí investigating a robbery at grocery store in Stillorgan on the 29/12/2108 are expected to appear before a sitting of Dublin District Court tomorrow morning charged in connection with the investigation.