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Dublin: 12 °C Monday 10 August, 2020

Money taken in cash-in-transit robbery at AIB branch in Kells

The incident happened at around 10.50am on John Street this morning.

AIB branch in Kells, Co Meath
AIB branch in Kells, Co Meath
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GARDAÍ WERE CALLED to the scene of an attempted robbery today at an AIB branch in Kells, Co Meath.

At around 10.50am this morning, a cash-in-transit van was making a delivery to the branch on John Street in the town centre.

A number of suspects are believed to have approached the vehicle and threatened an employee.

A garda spokesperson told that a sum of money was taken, with the suspects taking one of the cash boxes being transported to the bank.

It is not believed that a firearm was used in the incident.

No one was injured at the scene, and gardaí are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone with information, to come forward.

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