A number of people were held at knifepoint overnight, during an burglary at a home in Kerry.
One man - armed with knives - broke into the home on Chapel Street Tralee at about a quarter to 2 this morning.
He threatened the occupants and caused damage to the property, before fleeing the scene.
However, after receiving reports of the incident, gardaí located the man a short distance away.
He was arrested and taken to Tralee Garda Station, where he can be held for up to 24 hours.
A number of stolen items were also recovered, and no injuries were reported.
Investigations are ongoing.