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Gardai investigate failed armed robbery attempt in Tallaght yesterday

Gardai are investigating an incident where a man armed with a firearm threatened staff and demanded cash during a failed robbery attempt in Tallaght yesterday.

It is understood that the man entered a Circle K petrol station just before 4pm in an attempted theft.

However, no cash handed over and he left the scene and no one was injured in the incident.

A Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí are investigating an attempted robbery at a service station in the Balrothery area of Tallaght that occurred today at approximately 3:50pm.

“It is reported that a lone male entered the premises armed with an apparent firearm and demanded cash. No cash was handed over and the man left the scene. No injuries occurred.

“Investigations are continuing.”

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