This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 8 °C Sunday 24 June, 2018

Cable ties used to bind the hands of victims in Dublin robbery

Two young children were present in the house when the intruders broke in.

Old Cabra Road, Dublin
Old Cabra Road, Dublin
Image: Google Maps

GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for information following an aggravated robbery in Dublin where two intruders entered a house on the Old Cabra Road and used cable ties to tie the hands of two adults.

Two male intruders entered the house in the early hours of Saturday morning at approximately 3.10am.

Young children present

Three adults and two young children were in the house at the time.

Cable ties were used on two of the adults and they were threatened with physical violence.

The raiders left the house with a quantity of cash. Nobody was physically injured during the incident.

One on the intruder is believed to be between 5’ 8” and 5’10”, thin build and was wearing a black woolly hat.

He wore a navy jacket and khaki coloured combat trousers.


The second man is 5’ 11” and larger in build than the other male. He also wore a black woolly hat. He was wearing navy combat style trousers. Both males spoke with Dublin accents.

Gardai at the Bridewell are seeking the assistance of the public, in particular gardaí are interested in speaking to anyone who was in the vicinity of  two areas between 2.30am and 4.30am on Saturday morning near the old JJ Reid’s garage on Old Cabra Road and between the Topaz garage.

Also if anyone near the vicinity of the Cabra Cross on the New Cabra Road who might have seen suspicious activity are urged to get in touch with the authorities.

Any person with any information is requested to contact the Bridewell Garda station on 01 6668200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Read: John Gilligan shot during christening celebrations in Clondalkin>

Read: Woman released without charge after large amount of cash seized at Cork house>

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

Leave a commentcancel