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Security guard threatened with hammer in Artane cash-in-transit robbery

A cash box was robbed during the incident; the amount of cash taken during the raid has yet to be established.

Image: Eamonn Farrell

A CASH-IN-TRANSIT ROBBERY has taken place in Dublin this afternoon in which a security guard was threatened with a hammer.

At around 3.40pm this afternoon, the security guard was approached by a lone male outside a premises on St Brigid’s Road, Artane.

The guard was threatened by the person, who was wearing a balaclava armed with a hammer.

He made off with a cash box in a car; the security guard was unharmed.

Gardaí at Coolock are investigating the incident, no arrests have yet been made.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Coolock Garda Station 01 666 4200.

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