Armed Man Steals Cash Box In Dublin

Gardaí are appealing for information following a cash-in-transit robbery in Dublin.

The incident occurred at Cornmarket, Dublin 8, at approximately 5.20am when a lone male approached and threatened two security staff members as they delivered cash to an ATM outside a financial institution.

The man fled the scene on foot with a cash box containing an undisclosed sum of cash. It's understood he was armed with a hand gun.

No shots were fired and there was no one physically harmed during the incident. No arrests have been made to date and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kevin Street Garda Station 01 6669400 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.


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