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Court appearance in relation to armed robbery and arrests in Baldoyle

Gardaí arrested two men following an armed robbery in Baldoyle last Friday.

Shortly after 5pm, Gardaí responded to reports of an armed robbery in progress at a convenience store in Baldoyle.

The alarm was raised when intruders armed with a hand gun, pickaxe and hammer entered the store and attempted to force entry into a post office unit at the rear of the premises.

Members of the Garda ASU (Armed Support Unit) along with local Garda units from Raheny and Clontarf responded to the incident.

Garda ASU members entered the premises and disarmed and arrested two males aged in their 30s.

No shots were fired.

The scene has been examined by local scenes of crime officers and the firearm was removed for ballistic examination.

The men were detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939 at Clontarf and Raheny Garda Stations.

Both men were charged and one of them appeared before the Criminal Courts of Justice on Saturday.

The second man is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice (Court 1) today at 10.30am.

 

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