Two men have been arrested following separate attempted armed robberies in the capital yesterday.
At 3.45pm yesterday, a man armed with a knife demanded cash from a shop on the Lower Rathmines Road.
He fled empty-handed in the direction of Grove Park - a 23-year-old was subsequently detained.
In a separate incident staff at a pharmacy on Johnstown Road in Cabinteely were threatened by a man with a knife, who then made off with medical products.
A 43-year-old was arrested a short time later, and taken to Dún Laoghaire Garda Station.
Both men are due in court this morning.