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Man remains at large over armed robbery as another faces court

The men allegedly robbed a shop in Neilstown.

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GARDAÍ SAY THAT a man remains at large in connection with an armed robbery in Dublin that left a shop assistant in hospital.

The robbery occurred shortly before 7am yesterday morning in Neilstown when two men, one in possession of a firearm, approached a male member of staff at the entrance of the shop.

They assaulted him and fled the scene on foot with a quantity of cigarettes and alcohol.

Gardaí arrested one man in mid 40s close to the scene.

He has been charged and is due to appear before Blanchardstown District Court, tomorrow morning.

The second man remains at large.

Gardaí located a firearm, a baton, cigarettes and alcohol in a follow-up search.

The injured man was taken to Tallaght hospital with minor injuries.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact them at Ronanstown Garda station on 01 6667700 The Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.

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