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Garda Press Office

Gardaí still searching for man who robbed petrol station and fled in Fiat Punto

The robbery occurred at the service station in Brooklodge, Glanmire, on Monday.

GARDAÍ HAVE RENEWED their appeal for information on a robbery in which a man with a gun stole cash from a service station in Cork.

The robbery occurred at the service station in Brooklodge, Glanmire, on Monday.

A man arrived at the scene driving a wine-coloured Fiat Punto, which had a partial registration of 98-D.

He entered the premises with a firearm at about 7.15pm.

He gained access behind the shop counter and demanded a staff member put money from the cash register into his bag.

The man exited the shop and fled the scene in the same car in the direction of Knockraha. This car was found abandoned at Templenacarriga, Midleton.

The culprit is described as being male, approximately six feet in height and of athletic build.

He was wearing a hooded top that is light grey on the top and black on the bottom, black tracksuit bottoms and dark coloured footwear.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information, particularly those who may have observed the wine coloured Fiat Punto prior to its arrival at Brooklodge or subsequent discovery at Templenacarriga to contact them at Mayfield Garda Station on 021 455 8510, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda station.

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