25/02/2015

Two Men Arrested Over Hatchet Robberies In South Dublin

Two men have been arrested in connection with separate robberies in Tallaght.

Two robberies were carried out in the South Dublin town on Tuesday afternoon, one at a post office in Glenview at about 16:15 and another at a shop on Old Bawn Way at about 16:40.

In both robberies staff were threatened by a man armed with a hatchet, before making off with a sum of money.

Garda responding to the robbery reports arrested two men, aged 32 and 34, following a short foot chase.

A car, hatchet and sum of money were also recovered.

The car and both crime scenes were preserved to allow for a forensic examination.

(MH/CD)

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