GARDAI have apprehended a man after an attempted armed robbery in County Limerick this Saturday morning.
The incident took place at Spar in Croom.
At around 7.30am, a man entered the store and threatened staff with a knife.
The man was disarmed by the staff, and he fled the scene empty-handed.
Gardai from the Newcastle West district were called and the suspect was arrested a short time later.
He is being detained at Newcastle West garda station.