Gardaí at Limerick are investigating a robbery which occurred at a hotel on the Dock Road, in the city earlier to day.
A lone male entered the hotel reception area around 3am and threatened the male receptionist with a syringe. He demanded cash and fled the scene with a cash box. Gardaí were alerted and pursued this man along Windmill Apartments where he was arrested.
The 30 year-old man is currently detained at Henry Street Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 – Criminal Justice Act 1984.
No injuries were sustained during the robbery.