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Arrest made after man wearing Guy Fawkes mask robs Ennis shop

A sum of cash was taken, but no one was injured in the incident.

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Image: Bernard-Marie via PA Images

A MAN HAS been arrested as part of a Garda investigation into a robbery at a shop in Ennis last Wednesday.

At around 4pm that day, a man in his 20s wearing a Guy Fawkes mask entered the shop on Kilrush Road with what appeared to be a firearm.

He threatened staff and left on foot with a sum of cash, fleeing down Clon Road and onto an area known as Rocky Road.

He was described as approximately 6ft tall, thin build wearing a dark coloured “ccc” tracksuit, tracksuit leggings and dark top.

No one was injured in the incident.

A man was arrested this afternoon in Co Clare and is detained at Shannon Garda Station under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 as amended.

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Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Ennis Garda Station on 065 6848100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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