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Armed raid on cash-in-transit van in Clondalkin

A man has been arrested in connection to the incident.

Cash-in-transit van (file photo)
Cash-in-transit van (file photo)
Image: Photocall Ireland

GARDAÍ IN CLONDALKIN recovered a sum of cash following a cash-in-transit robbery at Bawnogue Shopping Centre this morning.

At approximately 11.20am two males approached a cash in transit worker as he was making a delivery to a premises in the shopping centre.

Handgun

The two men threatened the worker with a handgun before making off in a waiting jeep with a sum of money.

A garda patrol that was passing by the area at the time observed the jeep leaving the car park and followed it a short distance to Kilmahuddrick. The gardaí arrested a man in his 30s and recovered cash and a firearm.

The man is currently detained at Clondalkin Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 and the investigation is ongoing.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to this robbery to contact Clondalkin Garda Station on 01 -6667600, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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