Monday 18 December 2017

Galway gardai investigating aggravated burglary at Inverin

Independent.ie reporters

GARDAI in Spiddal are investigating an aggravated burglary which occurred at Siopa An Phobail at Inverin, Galway yesterday.

At approximately 23.30hrs, a man described as being 5’ 11’’ in height of stocky build and wearing a black balaclava and black clothing, approached the shop worker as he was entering his own car (a black Toyota Starlet 94 D registration) at the car park of the Poitin Still public house.



He was forced to drive from the carpark to Siopa An Phobail in Inverin.



The shop worker was forced to open the shop following which the culprit escaped with an undisclosed sum of money in the Black Toyota Starlet which was later found at Bohoona, Spiddal.



The worker was not injured but it has been reported that the suspect had a gun.



Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses that may have noticed anything unusual or suspicious.



The Garda Confidential Telephone Line is 1800 666 111 or witnesses can contact any Garda Station.

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