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Security man hospitalised after Blanchardstown cash-in-transit robbery

The man was struck over the head while making a delivery to an ATM machine in the Blanchardstown Shopping Centre.

The scene outside Blanchardstown Shopping Centre after the robbery earlier today
The scene outside Blanchardstown Shopping Centre after the robbery earlier today
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A SECURITY MAN is in hospital in Blanchardstown in west Dublin after a cash-in-transit robbery outside the local shopping centre earlier today.

The man was struck over the head while making a delivery to an ATM machine in the Blanchardstown Shopping Centre at around 1.20pm today.

Two men stole the cash box and made their getaway in a black coloured BMW with partial registration 02-D.

The security man was taken to Connolly Hospital where his injuries are not said to be serious.

Gardaí are investigating.

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