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# robberies - Saturday 18 April, 2020

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.

# robberies - Saturday 4 April, 2020

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.

# robberies - Monday 16 December, 2019

'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.

# robberies - Friday 19 April, 2019

'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.”

# robberies - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

People reminded to lock their cars after 35 robberies in Cork at weekend

Many of the vehicles targeted were unlocked.

# robberies - Thursday 20 December, 2018

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.

# robberies - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

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.

# robberies - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Man charged over assault and attempted robberies in Clondalkin

A woman in her 30s was stabbed during one of the incidents.

# robberies - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

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.

# robberies - Thursday 4 January, 2018

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 - Friday 1 December, 2017

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.

# robberies - Saturday 12 August, 2017

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.

# robberies - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Gardaí arrest two men after spate of armed robberies in Cork this morning

Gardaí said nobody was physically harmed during the incidents.

# robberies - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

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.

# robberies - Friday 13 January, 2017

Dublin man who committed robberies while out on bail gets sentenced to eight years

The 42-year-old has 76 previous convictions.

# robberies - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Christmas presents stolen from postmen and post vans in Dublin

The three robberies happened in the Ballyfermot area at the start of this week.

# robberies - Monday 17 October, 2016

"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.

# robberies - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

First arrest made over New Year's sex attacks in Cologne

More than 760 police reports have been filed in connection with German police.

# robberies - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Former chef jailed for five years after three-week crime spree

The man was armed with a syringe and a blade.

# robberies - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

'Serious stress and trauma': Are cash-for-gold shops causing burglaries?

The government is under pressure to regulate the sector.

# robberies - Monday 6 April, 2015

If you have cash stolen in a robbery, can you get it back?

You can, but it’s not easy.

# robberies - Monday 30 March, 2015

Recognise any of this jewellery? It was all stolen

Gardaí are anxious to find its rightful owners.

# robberies - Friday 6 February, 2015

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.

# robberies - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Two women arrested after robberies of off-licences and chemists

The women will appear in court today.

# robberies - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Thursday is now the most popular weekday to commit a crime

However, most still occur during the weekend, a survey has revealed.

# robberies - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Five arrested as gardaí target burglars in the west

During the arrests a large quantity of power tools were also seized.

# robberies - Friday 28 March, 2014

Crime figures show fall in homicides, but rise in kidnappings

Reported murders and manslaughters were down 11 per cent between 2008-2012.

# robberies - Thursday 6 March, 2014

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.

# robberies - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man offers burglar coffee because he felt sorry for him Coffee Date

Man offers burglar coffee because he felt sorry for him

He’s a better man than all of us.

# robberies - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Pharmacies a growing target for shoplifters and thieves

The vast majority have been victim to at least two crimes in 2013.

# robberies - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Four arrested in connection with Carlow and Kilkenny burglaries

Gardaí arrested the men during planned searches in Leinster this morning.

# robberies - Saturday 24 August, 2013

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”.

# robberies - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

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.

# robberies - Friday 19 July, 2013

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.

# robberies - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

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.

# robberies - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Four arrested after cash-in-transit van raid

Three men and a woman remain in Garda custody.

# robberies - Sunday 30 September, 2012

The FBI’s 10 most sought-after pieces of stolen art Masterpieces This post contains images

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.

# robberies - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Three in court over Galway crimes

The men are charged in relation to an attempted robbery and an aggravated burglary.

# robberies - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Manhole covers and memorial plaques: what's being stolen in the recession?

And what’s being done to prevent it?

# robberies - Sunday 3 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Man used rubber mask to disguise skin colour during armed robberies London

Man used rubber mask to disguise skin colour during armed robberies

Henley Stephenson was sentenced to 14 years in prison for a series of armed robberies during which he donned a latex mask to disguise his skin colour.

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