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Gardaí appeal for cyclist, who may have witnessed jewellery store robbery, to come forward

The robbery happened just after 5pm on 21 January at Bouchon Jewellery in Malahide.

cyclist malahide A still from the CCTV footage of the incident

GARDAÍ INVESTIGATING THE robbery of a jewellery store in Malahide, Co Dublin, have appealed for a male cyclist, who may have witnessed the incident, to come forward.

Two men who were involved in the robbery of Bouchon Jewellery at the Diamond in Malahide on 21 January last are currently being sought for questioning.

The incident left the female owner of the premises injured and hospitalised. It’s understood that it was the second such robbery of the premises in just three days.

Having reviewed CCTV footage of the area at the time of the robbery, gardaí are now asking that a cyclist who was in the vicinity come forward. They have confirmed that they believe he is only a potential witness, and was not involved in the crime.

A short time after the incident a black-coloured hatchback car was observed driving in a dangerous manner in the Yellow Walls Road area of the north Dublin town. It is believed the cyclist may have seen that car or the two suspects.

The man cycling was wearing white runners, blue jeans and an anorak-type jacket.

The robbers threatened staff and stole a number of items, including watches, during the incident. In the aftermath both suspects ran in the direction of St Margaret’s Avenue, Malahide.

  • The first suspect is described as being 5’9″, around 50 years of age, and wearing glasses and a yellow jacket
  • The second was wearing a black jacket and a white hat and was much younger than the first

Investigating gardaí have asked that the cyclist, or anyone who may have been cycling or walking in the Yellow Walls Road area at the time, or who may have observed the black hatchback car, contact them at Malahide Garda Station on 01 6664600, on the Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or at any Garda station.

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