Man arrested following Clare robbery

Friday 23 May 2014 19.48
The man threatened a staff member with a knife
The man threatened a staff member with a knife

A 29-year-old man has been arrested following a robbery at a shop in Co Clare this morning.

A man entered a Newsagent at The Market in Ennis just before 9.30am and threatened a staff member with a knife.

He left the scene with a sum of money.

Gardaí were alerted and arrested the man at Parnell Street a short time later and the knife was recovered.

No one was injured during the robbery.

The man is being detained at Ennis Garda Station.