Saturday 24 February 2018

Armed raider threatens discount store staff with handgun

Bawnogue Shopping Centre (Photo: Google Maps)
Bawnogue Shopping Centre (Photo: Google Maps)
Conor Feehan

Conor Feehan

An armed raider has escaped with a sum of cash after holding up a shop in the Bawnogue area of west Dublin.

The man ran into the More For Less shop in the Bawnogue Shopping Centre at 7.30pm yesterday evening with a small handgun.

He threatened staff and demanded money, which he pushed into a small rucksack or schoolbag strapped to the front of his body.

He then escaped on foot.

Gardai are examining CCTV footage as part of their investigations.

There were no reports of in juries and the sum of money stolen is believed to be small.

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