Saturday 18 August 2018

Armed criminals steal €10k and flee on bicycles after Burger King raid

The incident took place at a Burger King on the Malahide Road. Photo: Google Maps
The incident took place at a Burger King on the Malahide Road. Photo: Google Maps
Cathal McMahon

Cathal McMahon

A search is underway after two men carried out an armed raid on a Burger King restaurant and escaped on bicycles with up to €10,000.

Independent.ie has learned that the men approached the fast food takeaway on the Malahide Road in Coolock, North Dublin at approximately 12 noon today.

The pair entered the premises and one man was carrying what is believed to have been a firearm.

He threatened staff and the pair fled with a large sum of cash in the direction of the Malahide Road.

A source said the men stole up to €10,000 in the raid. They fled the scene on bicycles.

Gardaí say no injuries were reported and investigations are ongoing.

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