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Teenager arrested after shop robbed at knife-point in Dublin

The incident happened on the Jamestown Road in Finglas at around 5.30pm yesterday.

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A 19-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested following the robbery of a shop in Dublin.

The incident happened on the Jamestown Road in Finglas at around 5.30pm yesterday evening.

During the incident, a man armed with a knife entered the shop and threatened staff. He then fled the scene on foot after taking cash from the till.

Gardaí carried out a follow-up operation, and arrested a 19-year-old man a short time later. A knife was also recovered.

The teenager was taken to Blanchardstown garda station, where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

No one was injured during the incident and investigations are ongoing.

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