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# robbery - Today’s News


# robbery - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Man arrested after petrol station robbed by raider who escaped through graveyard

Money, a hatchet and clothing were recovered by gardaí.

Shop worker injured after robbery at knife-point

Gardaí in Ballymun are investigating the crime.

# robbery - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Staff member injured after armed man raids supermarket

A member of staff suffered minor injuries.

# robbery - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

‘Lowlife criminals’ hold GAA members at knifepoint in bingo night raid

One member, who was selling bingo books, was held at knifepoint while another raider kept watch.

# robbery - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Sisters awarded €18,000 after being caught up in H&M ‘robbery simulation’ training exercise

The girls and their mother had been in the changing rooms.

# robbery - Monday 28 December, 2015

Man dies after trying to blow up a condom machine

The 29-year-old man was hit by debris from the exploding machine after his home-made bomb detonated.

# robbery - Saturday 19 December, 2015

CCTV video shows pensioner’s bank card stolen while distracted at ATM

Thousands was taken from his account within hours.

Most criminals reoffend. So, what’s the answer? Locking them up and throwing away the key?

For repeat offenders of any crime, after a certain point there is perhaps very little we can do as a society to help them, but other countries are shaking things up, writes Aaron McKenna.

# robbery - Friday 18 December, 2015

Boy (14) kept his brother calm during “cowardly” robbery by mugger

The judge praised his maturity.

# robbery - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Car thieves arrested after getting onto bus beside where they crashed

They were both taken to Blackrock Garda Station where they remain in custody.

Man due in court after two elderly men assaulted in afternoon car robbery

A 25-year-old man was arrested at a house in Ballymun on Tuesday afternoon.

# robbery - Monday 7 December, 2015

Man seriously injured after being hit by a car that was fleeing a robbery

The driver then ran into a field and is still at large.

Masked man bursts into church armed with sawn-off shotgun

A number of valuables were stolen during the incident.

# robbery - Friday 4 December, 2015

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.

# robbery - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Men attempt to rob a Dublin post office but can’t get safe open

Three men were arrested a short time later.

# robbery - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Thieves steal elderly woman’s medicine in 2am home raid

The men – aged in their late teens or early 20s – forced her around the house as they searched it.

# robbery - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Teenager ‘with gaunt face’ used baseball bat wrapped in black bin liner to threaten bookmakers staff

The man is described as being approximately 19 years old and of thin build with a gaunt face.

# robbery - Monday 16 November, 2015

Woman tied up by knife-wielding masked raiders at Lidl in Cork

The robbery happened in Mitchelstown on Saturday morning.

# robbery - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Two men arrested after gardaí give chase to filling station robbers

The men were detained by gardaí as they tried to escape on foot.

Off-duty garda catches man robbing Dublin city centre pharmacy with hammer

The man was arrested after a foot chase along Custom House Quay.

# robbery - Monday 2 November, 2015

A man used a hatchet to steal cigarettes and cash

Police have asked anyone with information on the robbery to come forward.

# robbery - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Robber gets over three years for attacking man who tried to stop woman getting mugged

Thr man had been a self employed painter and decorator, employing staff until he was 19-years-old but then started taking tablets and alcohol.

# robbery - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Man charged after threatening staff with screwdriver in Dublin robbery

The man tried to make his getaway in a taxi but was caught by gardaí.

# robbery - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Elderly woman’s wedding ring stolen from her finger by masked robbers

The PSNI has appealed for information after an elderly woman’s home was robbed by four males, believed to be in their late teens.

# robbery - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Elderly man injured after robbers knock on front door and raid his home

Detectives believe the incident is linked to another robbery that occurred earlier in the evening.

# robbery - Friday 2 October, 2015

Appeal for information after series of car thefts and ‘creeper’ robberies

Thieves are targeting homes while owners are present.

# robbery - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

‘Badly shaken’ staff threatened with screwdriver in robbery

Two men got away with a sum of cash.

# robbery - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Here’s why you shouldn’t post selfies with stolen cash on Facebook

Did you really need to be told? This guy did.

Tipperary raid victim: My eldest daughter was standing over me, crying ‘Daddy is dead’

The full extend of the Corcoran family’s ordeal was laid out in court today.

Thousands of euro stolen from the Brogans’ GAA club

St Oliver Plunkett/Eoghan Ruadh were celebrating a Dublin hurling title the night before.

# robbery - Monday 28 September, 2015

Murders are down, but sexual assaults and poisonings are on the rise

The latest crime statistics also show a rise in burglaries and fraud.

# robbery - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Man has cash robbed before being sexually assaulted

Police say the victim is “clearly distressed”.

# robbery - Friday 25 September, 2015

‘Devastated’ woman returns from holidays to find her daughter’s ashes have been stolen

The robbery happened in the London suburb of Croydon.

# robbery - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Thief arrested after returning to house he robbed looking for his phone

He also forgot his car keys.

# robbery - Monday 14 September, 2015

Two men ask woman the time, then steal her rings

When she checked her watch, they grabbed her by the wrists.

# robbery - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

A botched crime: How an armed robbery went drastically wrong for the Real IRA

A Commission of Investigation is under way into the fatal shooting by gardaí of Ronan MacLochlainn 17 years ago.

# robbery - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Teenager stabbed and two robbed in early-morning Galway attacks

A man has been arrested in connection with the incidents.

# robbery - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Man in camo jacket robs shop with a crossbow

Detectives are appealing for witnesses.

# robbery - Friday 4 September, 2015

Man on the run after threatening bookies staff with hammer

The man made off with a sum of cash.

# robbery - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Gang of masked men dressed in black burgle home of man in his 60s

The man was left badly shaken by the incident.

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