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Friday 27 January 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# robberies

Last month
December 2022
# An Garda Síochána
Gardaí have intercepted 77 assassination attempts since Regency murder, report reveals
The research shows the amount of drugs seized by Gardaí last year increased by 73.5% to €63.68 million.
Last year
2022
# robberies
Man arrested over string of robberies, some armed, in Cork city in past week
Investigations are ongoing.
# Artane
Man charged over series of pharmacy robberies in Dublin
The man was arrested yesterday.
All time
# Burglary
Two arrested after men pretending to be gardai carry out spate of burglaries
A total of five residential properties were burgled between 12.30am and 5am on Friday.
# Dublin
Man (30s) arrested and charged over spate of robberies at shops in Ballyfermot
There were four separate instances in the past month in the Ballyfermot area.
# TRYING THE HANDLES
'They will try every door': One third of all cars broken into in residential areas left unlocked
Gardaí estimate that over €30 million worth of items has been stolen from vehicles since January 2016.
# lock it up
'Take every step to keep it secure': Gardaí appeal to heavy machinery owners in bid to prevent more ATM thefts
“If criminal groups cannot steal diggers and other similar machinery, they cannot tear out ATMs.”
# warning
People reminded to lock their cars after 35 robberies in Cork at weekend
Many of the vehicles targeted were unlocked.
# cso statistics
A year in crime: Sexual offences increase by 11% and robberies up 22%
However, homicide offences, burglaries and thefts decreased in a 12-month period.
# free gaff
Thieves targeting student house parties as Limerick gardaí crack down on burglary gangs
Many off-campus homes have been targeted by thieves in the Castletroy area in recent weeks.
# Stabbing
Man charged over assault and attempted robberies in Clondalkin
A woman in her 30s was stabbed during one of the incidents.
# Children's Court
Two teenagers charged over spree of taxi robberies in Dublin
The pair have been charged with three counts of robberies of taxi robberies dating from last December.
# hailstorm
Gardaí warn that taxi hailing apps are being used to lure drivers to robberies
A driver was robbed at gunpoint on New Year’s Eve.
# robberies
71-year-old sentenced to seven years over Belfast robberies that targeted older women
One woman managed to hit him with her walking stick, preventing the theft.
# Brazil
Rio nightlife is suffering due to surge in robberies
The Brazilian government has sent almost 10,000 troops to help the police in Rio de Janeiro state.
# Arrests
Gardaí arrest two men after spate of armed robberies in Cork this morning
Gardaí said nobody was physically harmed during the incidents.
# Salford
Freeze! Mannequin challenge could help crack two UK robberies
A number of phone robberies happened before and after the mannequin challenge was filmed in Salford.
# Courts
Dublin man who committed robberies while out on bail gets sentenced to eight years
The 42-year-old has 76 previous convictions.
# robberies
Christmas presents stolen from postmen and post vans in Dublin
The three robberies happened in the Ballyfermot area at the start of this week.
# Tallaght
"He just walked right up to him and sprayed him in the face"
Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to two cash-in-transit robberies this morning to come forward.
# Backlash
First arrest made over New Year's sex attacks in Cologne
More than 760 police reports have been filed in connection with German police.
# Courts
Former chef jailed for five years after three-week crime spree
The man was armed with a syringe and a blade.
# Crime
'Serious stress and trauma': Are cash-for-gold shops causing burglaries?
The government is under pressure to regulate the sector.
# Cash OUt
If you have cash stolen in a robbery, can you get it back?
You can, but it’s not easy.
# Operation Fiacla
Recognise any of this jewellery? It was all stolen
Gardaí are anxious to find its rightful owners.
# Under Siege
Pharmacies facing raids from attackers armed with knives, syringes and guns
A crime survey has found that cosmetics and fake tan are the most likely items to be shoplifted from pharmacies.
# Ballymun
Two women arrested after robberies of off-licences and chemists
The women will appear in court today.
# Crime
Thursday is now the most popular weekday to commit a crime
However, most still occur during the weekend, a survey has revealed.
# Galway
Five arrested as gardaí target burglars in the west
During the arrests a large quantity of power tools were also seized.
# CSO
Crime figures show fall in homicides, but rise in kidnappings
Reported murders and manslaughters were down 11 per cent between 2008-2012.
# operation muster
12 arrested, four charged and one sentenced as burglary gang targeted
‘Operation Muster’ was directed at a specific crime gang which gardaí believe stole firearms and other items.
# coffee date
Man offers burglar coffee because he felt sorry for him
He’s a better man than all of us.
# Crime
Pharmacies a growing target for shoplifters and thieves
The vast majority have been victim to at least two crimes in 2013.
# Leinster
Four arrested in connection with Carlow and Kilkenny burglaries
Gardaí arrested the men during planned searches in Leinster this morning.
# Hostage situation
40 years ago, this is how 'Stockholm Syndrome' was born
The man who took hostages in a Swedish bank in August 1973 tells his story – and how those he had taken prisoner “more or less sided with me”.
# Crime
Community 'stunned' by armed robberies in west Dublin
Two raids – at a betting shop and on a cash-in-transit van – took place in the area yesterday.
# North Dublin
Appeal for sightings of 'dark coloured Mercedes' after two armed robberies
A bookmakers and a shop were robbed within minutes of each other in north county Dublin earlier today.
# Knifepoint
Three to appear in court over Blanchardstown store robberies
One man and two women have been charged over the robberies which were carried out at knifepoint over the past fortnight.
# Tallaght
Four arrested after cash-in-transit van raid
Three men and a woman remain in Garda custody.
# Masterpieces
The FBI’s 10 most sought-after pieces of stolen art
A Renoir, a Picasso and a very pricey violin count among the lost masterpieces.