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Cash box robbery in Dublin

Cash box robbery in Dublin

Masked men with 'gun' robbed a transit van's cashbox this evening, gardai have confirmed.

The cash-in-transit robbery happened on Church Road in Skerries, Dublin at around 4pm.

Two masked, one with a suspected firearm, threatened staff before fleeing with the cashbox.

They left the scene in a blue car, which has been described as a Mini Cooper.

The vehicle was found burned out a short time later in Kelly's lane.

A garda spokesman said: "There were no reports of any injuries during the raid and investigations are ongoing."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Balbriggan Garda Station 01 8020510 or the Garda Confidential line 1800 666 111.

Ian Begley