Wednesday 1 March 2017

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

Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

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.

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 Independent.ie.

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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