23/04/2018

Garda Appeal For Information Following Bank Robbery In Co Roscommon

Gardaí have issued an appeal for witnesses following a bank robbery in Strokestown, Co Roscommon.

Four men wearing balaclavas and gloves entered a bank on Church Street at about 2.15pm on Saturday, 21 April.

One of the men was believed to have been armed with a handgun.

The men threatened bank staff and demanded cash. They fled the scene with an undisclosed sum of money in a black Audi A4 with UK registered number plates, which was driven by a fifth man.

It is believed the group drove up Elphin Street, took a right turn and drove in the direction of Kilmore.

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