Masked men threaten staff with knife during robbery at shop in Citywest estate

Gardai in Tallaght are investigating a terrifying robbery at a local shop in a local estate last night.

At approximately 9pm at the Spar shop in the Belfry estate in Citywest, two masked men entered and threatened staff with a knife.

Belfry Spar robbery 30 January 2017

The men took a sum of cash and made their getaway through the Belfry estate.

In a statement released to Echo.ie, a garda spokesperson said: “Two males entered the premises threatened staff with a knife and stole a sum of cash.

“Both men were masked and fled in the direction of Belfry estate.

“CCTV will be viewed as part of the investigation and no one was injured.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tallaght Garda station on 01-6666000.

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