GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN have arrested a man in his 30s following a robbery at a shop on James Street shortly before 10pm yesterday.
The lone raider entered the store at about 9.50pm and threatened two members of staff with a syringe. A struggle ensued and emergency services were alerted.
The suspect was arrested at the scene and detained under section four of the Criminal Justice Act. He remains in custody at St James Hospital, where he is being treated for a leg injury.
One of the members of staff, also a man in his 30s, collapsed at the scene and was taken to St James Hospital. He condition has been described as serious.
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