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Man arrested after armed robbery at Blackrock bank

The 51-year-old was a passenger in a taxi when he was arrested.

GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN are investigating an armed robbery at a bank on Blackrock’s main street this afternoon.

At about 3.50pm, a lone male entered the building and threatened staff and customers. He was armed with what has been described as a handgun.

The raider then took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene. No shots were fired and nobody was injured during the incident.

In a follow-up search, investigating Gardaí stopped a taxi on Merrion Road. The passenger – a 51-year-old man – was arrested in connection with the investigation.

He is currently being detained at Blackrock Garda Station under section 30 of the Offences against the State act.

Investigations are continuing.

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