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Thursday 29 September 2016

Garda hunt for lone raider who left staff 'terrified' during post office robbery attempt

Greg Harkin

Published 19/08/2016 | 18:50

Kilmacrennan Post Office (Photo: Google Maps)
Kilmacrennan Post Office (Photo: Google Maps)

Gardaí in Co Donegal are hunting for a man who tried to rob a post office on Friday morning.

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Detectives say the lone raider smashed security glass inside Kilmacrennan Post Office around 9.30am but then fled empty-handed.

Staff were left terrified by the incident, said Gda Supt David Kelly.

The suspect was described as about 6ft tall, of heavy build and was wearing a blue tracksuit.

He fled the area in a metallic blue Peugeot 206 which may have had a Northern Ireland registration plate.

Supt Kelly described the incident as "very serious".

He appealed to anyone with information to call Milford Gardaí on 07491 53060.

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