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Masked man threatens cash-in-transit workers during ATM robbery

The Honda CRV Jeep used in the robbery was later found burnt out.

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A CASH-IN-TRANSIT VAN was targeted yesterday as part of a robbery in Navan, Co Meath.

Gardaí are appealing for information about the incident, which took place at about 3.09pm yesterday at a Maxol service station on the Dublin Road, Navan.

As one of the cash in transit workers was leaving the vehicle he was confronted and threatened by a man who was dressed in black. His face covered by a balaclava and he had his hood up.

The offender took a money box and got into a green Honda CRV Jeep, registration 01 SO 1627, which drove off on the Dublin road towards Navan town. No one was injured during the incident.

The Honda CRV was subsequently located burnt out in the Woodview Court area of Navan. The empty money box was later found at the Bealing Walk area of Blanchardstown, Dublin.

Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses to this incident or to anyone who may have seen anything unusual or suspicious at the service station, at the Woodview Court area of Navan, at the Bealing Walk area of Blanchardstown in Dublin to contact Navan Garda Station on 046- 9036100, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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