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Men armed with gun, knife and wrench rob bookies in separate incidents

Gardaí are investigating both robberies.

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GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING separate armed robberies at two bookmakers in Dublin.

Three men armed with a knife and a wrench stole approximately €200 in cash from a bookies at the Racecourse Shopping Centre in Baldoyle at about 11:35am yesterday.

They fled scene in a silver BMW. The incident was reported to Howth Garda Station and investigations are ongoing.

At about 2.25pm yesterday, a man armed with a handgun stole an undisclosed amount of money from a premises on Strand Road in Portmarnock.

The incident was reported to Malahide Garda Station and investigations are ongoing.

A garda spokesperson said it is “too early at this stage of the investigation” to link the robberies.

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