Three men arrested following attempted armed robbery
Published 03/12/2015 | 18:49
Three men have been arrested following an attempted robbery at a post office in Dublin 8.
At around 12.30pm, three masked men armed with knives, a crowbar and other implements entered the public area of a post office at Leonard’s Corner.
They threatened customers and staff but failed in attempts to open a safe.
A short time later, the three men fled the scene on-foot empty-handed.
In a follow up operation, gardai searched a flat a short distance from the scene of the incident.
The three men were arrested.
They are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Kevin St. and Pearse St. Garda Stations.