Two Held In Robbery Probe

There has been swift police action today after an attempted robbery at a post office in Co Dublin.

Two men aged in their 20s have been arrested in connection with the ongoing investigation.

The gardaí probe followed an attempt to rob the post office in Bayside at about 9.30am on Friday morning.

Two men are said to have threatened staff and customers with a handgun and a knife.

One shot was fired but there were no injuries and no money was taken during the raid.

The men fled the scene on a motorbike and were pursued by gardaí in the direction of Bayside train station.

A motorbike and handgun were recovered by gardaí and they later said that two suspects are now being held under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act at Raheny and Howth Garda stations.


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