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Two arrested over late-night burglary in Blanchardstown

Cash and an imitation firearm was recovered when the two were arrested following a robbery at a retail unit on Main Street.

Main Street in Blanchardstown, where a retail unit was burgled last night.
Main Street in Blanchardstown, where a retail unit was burgled last night.
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A MAN AND WOMAN have been arrested after a late-night burglary in Blanchardstown in west Dublin.

The man, aged in his late teens, was arrested by Gardaí conducting follow-up investigations after the burglary at a retail unit on Main Street at around 11:40pm last night.

A quantity of cash was seized at that time.

A follow-up search was later undertaken at a house in Briarswood at around 2am, when a female was arrested and an imitation firearm.

Both are being held at Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Blanchardstown Garda station at (01) 6667000, the Garda Confidential line at 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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