Three Arrested After Foiled Robbery

Gardai have reportedly arrested three people following an attempted armed raid on a Securicor van in Dublin on Thursday afternoon.

It is understood that three men, aged 27, 32 and 33, were arrested after they tried to rob the van which was delivering cash to an ATM in Sandyford.

According to reports, no shots were fired during the raid and no-one was injured. It is also understood that no money was stolen.

Gardai are also believed to have recovered a 9mm handgun at the scene.


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