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Worker hospitalised after shop attack


29.07.12

A man is in a serious condition in hospital following a raid on a shop where he was working in Dublin yesterday evening.

 

Gardai arrested a man in his thirties at the scene.

 

A lone male raider entered the shop at about 9.50 pm and threatened two male staff members with a syringe.  

 

A struggle took place and Gardaí were alerted. 

 

The suspected offender was arrested at the scene and is detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984; he has been taken to James Hospital, where he is being treated for a leg injury. 

 

One of the staff members, a man in his thirties collapsed at the scene and was also taken to St James' Hospital where he is in a serious condition.