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#Attempted Robbery

# attempted-robbery - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Man (30s) arrested after attempted robbery at Drogheda newsagent

Gardaí operating a Covid-19 checkpoint nearby were alerted to the incident and arrested the man moments later.

# attempted-robbery - Monday 7 November, 2016

Court hears 80-year-old man slashed across the head while out walking in Limerick

Limerick circuit court heard the defendant approached the victim, pulled a knife on him and told him: “Give me what you have”.

# attempted-robbery - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Manhunt underway after man tries to rob post office armed with a knife

The man threatened staff but got away with nothing in the end.

# attempted-robbery - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Man shot dead by masked raiders during attempted warehouse raid

Detectives believe two men were involved in the targeted robbery.

# attempted-robbery - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Man jailed for pointing replica gun at garda's head to "terrify" him

The man threatened to shoot the officer.

# attempted-robbery - Friday 13 March, 2015

Dublin store worker injured in tussle with armed thief

A 32-year-old man is in court this morning charged in connection with the attempted robbery.

# attempted-robbery - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Two due in court after threatening staff at filling station with knives

The man and woman were arrested following an attempted robbery at the filling station on Usher Quay in Dublin.

# attempted-robbery - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Man attempts Post Office robbery armed with knife

A man in his 40s was arrested a short time after the attempted robbery.

# attempted-robbery - Thursday 18 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 96-year-old woman defeats armed robber in her shop Badass

96-year-old woman defeats armed robber in her shop

She told him: “You can have all the Tootsie Rolls you want but I am not opening that cash register.”

# attempted-robbery - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Attempted armed robbery at Saggart bookmakers

A 34-year-old man entered the bookmakers last night, apparently armed with a handgun, and demanded cash.

# attempted-robbery - Friday 28 September, 2012

PSNI hunt for 'bogus detective'

Police in Northern Ireland are searching for a con man who falsely posed as a detective in Newtownabbey.

# attempted-robbery - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Attempted armed robbery on Dublin ATM

Gardaí are searching for the two men who were involved in this morning’s incident in Christchurch.

# attempted-robbery - Friday 6 January, 2012

Man due in court over attempted robbery of Co Wicklow post office

The 25-year-old was arrested after a failed raid on the Arklow branch on Tuesday.

# attempted-robbery - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Man arrested after attempted armed robbery at Arklow post office

The 25-year-old was arrested near Ashford yesterday evening.

# attempted-robbery - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Four arrests in connection with attempted armed robbery of Cork bank

Two men attempted to rob a Bank of Ireland in Glanmire last August.

# attempted-robbery - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Man tries to rob post office during lunch hour rush

Witness told that the man scaled the counter at Rathmines Post Office at 1.30pm.

# attempted-robbery - Thursday 7 April, 2011

Gardaí investigate abduction of four people and attempted robbery in Roscommon

One Garda was injured in the incident in which four people were kidnapped by four masked men who later escaped.