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Tuesday 23 January 2018

Three men arrested following attempted armed robbery

The three men were arrested in a follow-up operation.
The three men were arrested in a follow-up operation. Newsdesk Newsdesk

Three men have been arrested following an attempted robbery at a post office in Dublin 8.

At around 12.30pm, three masked men armed with knives, a crowbar and other implements entered the public area of a post office at Leonard’s Corner.

They threatened customers and staff but failed in attempts to open a safe.

A short time later, the three men fled the scene on-foot empty-handed.

In a follow up operation, gardai searched a flat a short distance from the scene of the incident.

The three men were arrested.

They are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Kevin St. and Pearse St. Garda Stations.

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