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Shop assistant rushed to hospital with serious head injuries after failed raid in Dublin

Two men escaped in what’s belived to be a white saloon car.

Fitzmaurice Road in Finglas.
Fitzmaurice Road in Finglas.
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A SHOP ASSISTANT suffered serious head injuries when he was assaulted by two men who tried to rob a store in Finglas this morning.

The incident happened at about 8.15am on the Fitzmaurice Road when the two men entered the store and threatened the staff member.

Nothing was stolen in the incident but the shop assistant had to be rushed to Beaumont Hospital where he was treated for his injuries.

The two men fled the scene after the attempted robbery in what is believed to be a white saloon car. They were going in the direction of Glaslawn Road.

A further description of the two raiders is not currently available.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area between 8am and 8.20am to contact them.

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