Man arrested following aggravated burglary in Rathgar

by Rachel Darcy

Gardaí have arrested a man in his 40s in relation to an aggravated burglary in Rathgar on Monday evening.

The robbery took place at a business premises on the Rathgar road, Dublin 6 yesterday evening on October 19 at approximately 10.30pm.

The owner of the premises was alerted to the incident when the suspected offender smashed a window to gain access. The man was then observed opening the till and taking a sum a cash before fleeing the scene on foot.

Gardaí apprehended the male a short time later and recovered the stolen cash.

He was arrested and taken to Rathmines Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The investigation continues, Gardai said.

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