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Staff threatened with iron bar in early morning supermarket raid

The incident happened in Donabate around 8.45am this morning.

Main Street, Donabate, Dublin
Main Street, Donabate, Dublin
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A MAN HAS been arrested following an armed robbery at a Dublin supermarket this morning.

A lone male wearing a black mask entered a supermarket in Donabate armed with an iron bar at around 8.45am, according to gardaí.

A number of garda units attended the scene, including a garda dog unit.

A garda dog located “valuable evidence” relating to the incident following a search of the area.

Gardaí arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with the raid. He is currently being detained at Ballymun Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

Investigations are ongoing.

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