Gardaí are appealing for information following a robbery from a shop on South Leinster Street, Dublin 2 which occurred at 12.15pm on 24th June, 2017.

An unidentified man, armed with a knife, entered the premises, threatened staff and made off with a sum of money.

Members of the public attempted to apprehend this man but it is believed he made his escape towards Westland Row and left in a taxi between Lincoln Place and Westland Row. Witnesses recall the man was wearing a blue/navy puffa type jacket.

Gardaí are appealing for any members of the public who attempted to apprehend this man, who witnessed this incident, or may have videoed or photographed it, or who can assist with this investigation to contact them at Pearse Street Garda Station on 01-6669000, or Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111.