Garda Search For Two Men Over Post Office Hostage Robbery

Gardaí in Dublin are searching for two men after three women were held captive during a post office robbery.

Garda say that three masked and armed men forced their way into the home of a post office employee in Malahide and held three women hostage while they forced the employee to go to the Bayside post office and hand over a substantial amount of money.

Garda say that members of the Emergency Response Unit intercepted the thieves getaway car on the Malahide Road.

Two men fled the scene but a third, understood to be aged in his 20s, was arrested and a quantity of cash was recovered.

The men garda are searching for are said to be aged in their 40s and 50s. One is described as having grey white hair, of chubby build, and about 5'10'' in height. The other is described as being of chubby build with dark grey hair.

Both men are said to speak with a Dublin accent.

Anyone with information is asked to contact gardaí on 01-6664200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.


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