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Gardai hunt two men after restaurant raid

GARDAI are hunting two men involved in the robbery of celebrity chef Dylan McGrath's Rustic Stone restaurant.

Around €10,000 was taken and eight employees were locked up by raiders wielding a gun and a knife on Sunday night.

Detectives in Pearse Street have appealed for anyone who saw two men wearing high visibility jackets with bicycles in the Dame Street, South Great George's Street, Exchequer Street, Wicklow Street, Andrew Street or Trinity Street areas between 11pm and midnight to come forward.

The first man was around 5ft 9ins, of heavy build, aged between 30 and 40 and had a Dublin accent.

The second man was between 5ft 5ins and 5ft 7ins and was described as very thin.

Anyone with information has been asked to contact Pearse Street garda station on 01 6669000.

Irish Independent