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Man (30s) arrested after attempted robbery at Tallaght service station

The incident occurred at around 6pm this evening.

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GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN are investigating after an attempted robbery this evening in the Tallaght area.

The incident occurred at around 6pm at a service station in Castletymon.

Local sources told a man entered a premises allegedly armed with a screwdriver and was forced to flee on foot after the attempted robbery.

A suspect in his late 30s was later apprehended by gardaí near the scene.

He is being detained at Tallaght Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

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