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Staff left terrified as two knife-wielding men rob shop in broad daylight

Published 29/08/2016 | 12:12

Main Street Prosperous, Co Kildare
Main Street Prosperous, Co Kildare

Staff were left terrified when two men with knifes entered a local shop and threatened them during a daylight robbery.

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Two men (aged in their 20s) entered the shop armed with knives and threatened the staff before making off with a sum of money.

The robbery occurred at Londis on the Main Street, Prosperous, Co Kildare on Sunday, August 28 at 3pm, gardai told

A customer’s wallet was also taken during the course of the robbery.

The men are described as 5.5ft, skinny and with Dublin accents.

One of the men was wearing a black hoodie, grey tracksuit shorts with a scarf covering his face and wearing sunglasses.

The second man was wearing dark clothing with sunglasses and scarf on his face as well.

Gardaí at Clane are also investigating a car theft from a home in Donadea Forest Park around the same time.

Both incidents are being investigated by gardai.

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