Armed Raiders Escape With €100,000

Gardaí­ are searching for armed raiders who escaped with up to €100,000 and fired a shot after a robbery on a security van in Dublin.

The raid took place at the Bayside Shopping Centre in north Dublin at around 2pm on Thursday.

Two men approached a cash transit van and produced what appeared to be a sawn off shotgun.

When the security guard refused to hand over any money a struggle ensued.

A shot was fired into the air and the two raiders are believed to have escaped with two bags of cash totalling between €80,000 and €100,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardaí­ in Raheny on (01) 666 4300 or the Garda confidential telephone line on 1800 666 111.


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