A 34-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an attempted armed robbery of a bookmakers in Saggart, Co Dublin.
The man was restrained by an off-duty garda as he attempted to leave the premises on Main Street shortly after 9pm last night.
A firearm was recovered at the scene.
A second man involved in the robbery fled the scene.
The 34-year-old man is being held at Clondalkin Garda Station.