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Man charged over knife-point burglary

The young man was arrested after a struggle.

Image: Lombard St East via Google Maps

Updated 12.10am, 21 December

A YOUNG MAN is to be charged in connection with an aggravated robbery at a business premises on Lombard Street East, Dublin 2 yesterday morning.

The man (24) will appear before court tomorrow morning at 10.30am.

At around 9am yesterday, a man armed with a knife entered the business premises and stole a quantity of cash.

Gardaí were alerted and on arrival were met by a man armed with a knife, who fled the scene on foot.

Gardai pursued the man and following a struggle Gardaí arrested him and held him at Pearse Street Garda Station.

The stolen cash and a knife were recovered at the scene.

- Additional reporting Aoife Barry

First published 20 December.

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