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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Armed Robbery

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# firhouse
Gardaí charge a man after pub customers tackle armed robber in Dublin
He was held until gardaí arrived.
# Dublin
Garda vehicle rammed by car used in Raheny cash-in-transit robbery
The driver of the van was approached by a man who was armed with what was described as a hammer.
# Crime
Ballymun raider attempts armed robbery while armed gardaí are in store
A man was arrested a short distance away.
# Laois
Man robs shop, crashes getaway car, fires gun, hijacks another car, crashes and ends up in hospital
Gardai have confirmed that a man in his 30s has been arrested.
# Gardaí
Two men charged over spate of armed robberies in Cork
The men are due before Cork District Court this morning.
# Piltown
Four arrested after armed robbery at Kilkenny pub
Two armed men wearing balaclavas threatened staff and customers.
# Crime
Armed robber left Meath post office empty-handed after threatening staff with handgun
No arrests have yet been made.
# Chapelizod
Gardaí searching for man after armed robbery of Dublin post office
No one was injured in the incident.
# Cabinteely
Family left terrified as armed gang raids suburban Dublin home
The masked intruders fled the scene in a grey Audi A3
# Ardleigh
One man arrested and search ongoing for another after armed robbery in Mullingar
A man in his 40s was arrested after a car crashed into a wall a short time later.
# Ringsend
Man in his 50s charged with armed robbery on Spar store
He will appear before court today.
# Courts
Drug addict went “off the wall” robbing shops two weeks after release from prison
Laurence Bryan was drug-free on his release from prison but relapsed following a family argument.
# Belfast
Man jabs knife at till assistant during off-licence armed robbery
No one was injured in the robbery, but police said that the staff members were very badly shaken.
# Wexford
Post office worker assaulted in armed robbery
A burnt out vehicle was later found in Carlow.
# Celbridge
Man escapes on bike after armed robbery of credit union
A travel agents on the same street was robbed at knifepoint last week.
# Celbridge
Armed man steals money from safe and wallets at travel agent
The raider, believed to have a knife, ordered all employees into a back office and demanded they open a safe.
# Robbery
Hutch relative in court charged with holding up Spar shop with fake gun
He and an accomplice held a gun to the head of the manager.
# Firearms
Armed men threaten staff at McDonald's in Crumlin
They left empty-handed and no arrests have been made yet.
# series of robberies
Family pet 'killed in burglary' at house in Armagh
Police are investigating a number of robberies in Northern Ireland.
# baylough
Two men arrested after robberies at bookies in Athlone and Castlebar
The man threatened staff with a knife in the Athlone incident.
# Kildare
Man (19) arrested after robbery with iron bar in Newbridge
The incident happened at about 4.45am yesterday morning.
# drumcondra road
Garda hospitalised after being hit with hammer in armed robbery
An investigation has been launched but no arrests have yet been made.
# Armed Robbery
Gardaí catch man who fled scene after trying to rob bank in Wexford
A firearm, ammunition, cable ties and duct tape were found during the incident.
# Getaway car
Texas plans to execute a man who never killed anyone
Jeffrey Woods is said to be severely mentally disabled and have an IQ of a child.
# Waterville
Two men charged over robbery of Kerry post office which left two gardaí in hospital
They are due to appear before a special sitting of Killarney District Court this evening.
# Waterville
Gardaí search mountainous area for third suspect in Kerry post office raid
The local chief superintendent said information from local people after a number of text alerts helped them track down two suspects yesterday.
# Athy
Man arrested after armed robbery in Kildare
A female staff member was threatened with a handgun on Thursday evening.
# Leopardstown
Cash-in-transit van held up at gunpoint in south Dublin
Two men in balaclavas made off with a cash box from the scene.
# Blackrock
Man to appear in court over armed robbery at post office
A number of shots were fired in the incident in January.
# Glanmire
Gardaí still searching for man who robbed petrol station and fled in Fiat Punto
The robbery occurred at the service station in Brooklodge, Glanmire, on Monday.
# Courtown
Armed robbers wrestle with An Post employee before fleeing with cash
Two men were arrested after the raid yesterday.
# Investigation
Man arrested after four armed robberies carried out over two days
The first three burglaries were carried out within 12 hours of each other.
# Ongar
Two men arrested after supermarket staff threatened in armed robbery
Gardaí recovered a car, a firearm and a knife.
# Rathfarnham
Manhunt following two armed robberies in Dublin
There are no reports of any injuries at this stage but a garda spokesperson said the situation is ongoing.
# crime don't pay
Man receives six-month sentence for armed robbery of one dollar
John Bruce Chafin had held a man at gunpoint and demanded his wallet, which contained just $1.
# Bluebell
Armed men steal money from cash-in-transit van in Dublin
They threatened security staff who were delivering cash to a post office.
# Blackrock
Shots fired during attempted post office robbery in Dublin
A passerby was injured after attempting to stop the assailant.
# Manchester
WATCH: Teen sentenced for robbing a Subway armed with a machete
The 16-year-old boy threatened staff with the knife, before ripping a cash register from its drawer.
# dawn raid
Woman tied up by knife-wielding masked raiders at Lidl in Cork
The robbery happened in Mitchelstown on Saturday morning.
# Lucan
Men escape with cash after armed robbery at Dublin hotel
They fled the scene in a silver Audi car.