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Masked men with screwdriver arrested in Rathmines

The pair tried to steal money from a local shop but left empty handed after a struggle with an employee.

GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN have arrested two men in relation to a failed robbery attempt at a shop on Lower Rathmines Road yesterday.

The suspects, armed with a screwdriver, allegedly entered the store at about 6.20pm and demanded cash from the assistant. A struggle took place and the two men fled empty handed.

During a follow up search at a house on Grove Road, the men were arrested and taken to the local station.

Investigations continue.

Earlier: 12 arrested over ‘audacious attempt’ to steal from Santander bank

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