Five Released After Attempted Robbery

Five people who were held following an attempted robbery at a credit union in Dublin have been released without charge.

In the incident, a 4x4 vehicle failed in an attempted ram-raid style manoeuvre at a credit union in Rathfarnham village, shortly after it closed for business at 5pm on Friday afternoon.

The vehicle quickly left the scene after reports of shots being fired and was found abandoned in the Orwell Park area a short time later.

Nobody was injured and no money was stolen.

Four men and one woman were detained in relation to the incident but have now been released.

A Gardaí spokesman said: "All five people detained in relation to this incident have now been released without charge.

"A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions and will be forwarded on completion."


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