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Sunday 18 March 2018

Gun robbers escape with €28,000 of jewels

Alan O'Keeffe

ARMED robbers held up staff in a jewellery shop and escaped with a large quantity of gold rings.

Two men armed with a gun entered the shop in Aungier Street, Dublin, at 5 pm yesterday. They threatened staff at gunpoint and stole several items of jewellery, worth €28,000.

The raiders made their escape in a grey Opel Astra which they abandoned a short distance away on Aungier Lane.

One of the culprits was considerably more than six feet tall and was wearing a blue balaclava, a sleeveless yellow high vis jacket, a blue hooded top, jeans, and runners.

The other raider was around five feet 10 inches to six feet tall, wearing jeans, a sleeveless yellow high vis jacket and a blue hard hat. Both were believed to be aged in their late 20s or early 30s.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pearse Street Garda Station 01 6669000.

Irish Independent

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