A man is on the run after robbing a shop on South Leinster Street while armed with a knife. The drama unfolded on Saturday afternoon when he threatened staff and made off with a sum of money.
It's believed he got into a taxi between Lincoln Place and Westland Row after being chased by members of the public. The man was wearing a blue/navy puffa type jacket.
Gardai are appealing for anyone who witnessed the drama unfold just after midday on Saturday to contact them. They are also looking for anyone who tried to catch the suspect, or who filmed the chase to get in touch.
Officers at Pearse Street Garda Station are investigating on 01-6669000, or you can call the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111.