Witness appeal after cash-in-transit robbery

By Maurice Garvey

GARDAI are investigating an armed cash in transit robbery that took place on Thursday afternoon, June 3, outside a post office on the Old County Road, Crumlin.

At approximately 12.15pm, a male armed with what appeared to be a firearm approached an employee transporting a cash box and threatened him. 

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A photograph of the recovered car (pic: An Garda Siochana) 

According to a Garda statement issued, the male gunman fled the scene with the cash box and got into a Ford Focus car, which subsequently drove at speed in the direction of the Clonard Road.

No injuries were reported during the course of this incident.

A vehicle has since been recovered by gardai and is currently being technically examined.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Gardai are appealing for any witnesses to this robbery and for anyone with information to come forward.

Gardai are also appealing to anybody in the Crumlin area that observed the movements of the Ford Focus car on the afternoon of Thursday, June 3, to make contact. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sundrive Road Garda Station on 01 666 6600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

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