Sunday 24 September 2017

Gardai investigating cash-in-transit robbery in Blanchardstown

Gardai are investigating today's robbery
Gardai are investigating today's robbery

Gardai in Blanchardstown are tracking down the perpetrators of a daylight cash-in-transit robbery at the Blanchardstown Shopping Centre today.

At around 1.20pm a security man was servicing an ATM when he was struck in the back of the head by a male assailant who made off with a security box containing a significant amount of cash.

The raider made his escape from the scene in a dark coloured BMW that was being driven by a second male.

The security worker was taken to Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown where his injuries are described as non-life threatening.

A technical examination of the scene has taken place and investigating Gardai are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Blanchardstown Garda Station 01 6667000 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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