Garda Appeal For Information On Street Robbery In Dublin

Gardaí in Dublin have issued an appeal for information following a robbery on Mount Street Upper earlier this week.

On 13 August 2018 at approximately 6.50pm a man, aged in his 50s, got out of his car on Mount Street Upper and walked towards the junction of Mount Street and Fitzwilliam Street Lower junction. When he was a short distance from the junction he was approached by another male who grabbed a package that he was carrying. A struggle ensued and the man was threatened by the male. The male managed to wrangle the package from the man and ran off in the direction of Stephen's Lane and Verschoyle Place, Dublin 2. The package contained a large quantity of cash and some €700 worth of cigarettes.

The suspect is described as 5'9" or 5'10" in height, late 20's or early 30's, stocky build, dark brown hair and Dublin accent. He was wearing a grey sweat pants, grey sweatshirt (possibly has blue wording on the front of it), a baseball cap with blue on the front of it

The victim suffered minor injuries during the incident.

Gardai in Pearse Street are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident, who may have been in the area with dash cams around that time or may have any information to contact them in Pearse Street on 01 6669000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.


Related Irish News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

05 September 2019
Appeal After Man Shot In Dublin
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a man was shot in the Lucan area of Dublin yesterday, Wednesday 04 September. The shooting happened at Griffeen Glen Park at around 1.50pm and saw the target shot in his body, head and arms while in his car. He is in stable condition in hospital.
05 September 2019
Motorcyclist Killed In Dublin Crash
A man has died following a collision between a motorbike and a taxi in Dublin. The crash occurred on the Old Navan Road near Mulhuddart in the west of the city at around 7pm on Wednesday evening, 04 September. The 45-year-old motorcyclist was taken to Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown and Gardaí later confirmed he had died.
12 September 2019
Other News In Brief
Man Charged With Trespassing In Cork Murder Probe Gardaí probing the murder of 55-year-old Paul Jones in Cork have charged a man with trespassing with intent to commit assault. Keith O'Hara of 27 Cahergal Avenue, Mayfield, was charged at Cork District Court for entering an address with the intention of committing the offence of assault.
17 January 2014
Woman And Child Hit By Car While Walking On Dublin Street
A woman has been killed after being hit by a car as she pushed a pram along a Dublin street. Gardaí have reported that the woman in her 30s was killed and a child injured when they were hit by a car on the main Dublin Road into Balbriggan. The child is being treated at Temple Street Children's Hospital.
03 April 2013
Man Arrested Following Drugs Find
Drugs with an estimated street value of €170,000 have been seized by gardai during a raid on a property in west Dublin. Cocaine and cannabis was found during the raid at a house in Balgaddy. A gun and ammunition were also discovered. A 37-year=old has been arrested and is being detained at Ronanstown Garda Station.