Man arrested following robbery at a Limerick Off-Licence

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GARDAÍ have arrested a man in his 50s in relation to a robbery at an off-licence on Parnell Street, Limerick on March 14, 2020.

Shortly before 2.30pm Gardaí from Roxboro Road received a report of a robbery at an off-licence on Parnell Street. A man wearing a balaclava entered the shop and threatened staff with a can of flammable spray and a lighter. The man then left the scene on foot having stolen a sum of cash.

An investigation was carried out by detectives in Roxboro Road and a search warrant was executed at a house in Limerick this morning, March 15. A man in his 50s was arrested and brought to Roxboro Road Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.