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Man arrested after daytime burglary of Dublin restaurant

Staff members at the restaurant were threatened with a weapon.

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A MAN HAS been arrested after an aggravated burglary at a restaurant in Swords, Co Dublin.

Gardaí received a report yesterday around noon of a burglary at a restaurant in the Applewood area in Swords.

They learned that a man had entered the premises and threatened staff members with a weapon before fleeing with a sum of cash.

Swords gardaí attended the scene and searched the area.

The man, 20s, was located at a nearby premises and arrested.

He was taken to Swords Garda Station and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

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The sum of stolen cash was recovered.

A file is to be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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