Gardaí arrest man armed with knife during burglary
Gardaí interrupted a burglary in progress in Dublin disarming a man with a knife who was subsequently arrested.
The incident happened at 11pm last night on North Great Georges Street when Gardaí received reports of a burglary in progress at a flat.
"On arrival the discovered a male armed with a knife inside the flat," a garda statement said.
"Following a brief standoff the male was disarmed and arrested.
"No one was injured during the incident and the residents of the flat were not present at the time."
The 29-year-old man was taken to Store St Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.