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A man was arrested following an attempted robbery at a shop in Tralee last night.

At approximately 10.15pm last night a person wearing a balaclava entered the Spar premises in Oakpark.

Eye witnesses accounts indicate the person was carrying a knife. Staff in the store at the time were said to be very shaken by the incident.

Gardaí arrived at the scene at 10.19pm and the man was arrested.

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He was detained overnight at Tralee Garda Station.

Sergeant Brian Duffy has made an appeal to the public and anyone with any information in relation to the incident should contact Tralee Garda station at 066-7102300.