An armed man is believed to be on the loose in Dublin and gardai have asked the public not to approach him.
Gardaí have been investigating a number of incidents in the Jobstown area of Tallaght this morning and are trying to locate a black Renault Kadjar registered number 162 D 8767.
The driver is believed to be armed and is described as a white male of medium build, wearing grey shorts, a green and black Northface jacket and grey and navy runners.
The public are asked not to approach the man, but should contact Gardaí at Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000 or the emergency numbers 999 or 112.
#Updated 23rd October @ 2.15 p.m
Gardai investigating a number of incident in the Tallaght area this morning have arrested a male in his 30’s.
The male was arrested this afternoon in the Citywest area and is currently detained under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 at Tallaght Garda Station. A firearm (pending technical examination) has also been recovered by Gardai.
Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 6666000, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.