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Tuesday 14 August 2018

Search underway after armed robbery at bank in rural town

Bank of Ireland, Strokestown was targeted by four armed men
Bank of Ireland, Strokestown was targeted by four armed men
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

SEARCHES are underway after a Co Roscommon bank was robbed today by four armed raiders.

The men, masked and armed with iron bars and a handgun, entered Bank of Ireland on Main Street in Strokestown at around 3pm today.

The gang escaped with a sum of cash, leaving the scene in a black Audi car in the direction of Elphin.

Nobody was injured in the terrifying incident.

No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.

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