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Second cash-in-transit raid in Dublin

Crime DeskBy Sunday World
The raid took place inside the Charlestown Shopping Centre in Finglas
The raid took place inside the Charlestown Shopping Centre in Finglas

Just minutes before a similar incident in Tallaght village, a separate raid on a cash in transit operation in Finglas this morning saw raiders get away with a large sum of money.

Gardai have confirmed that the incident occurred in Charlestown Shopping, Finglas shortly after midday today.

A security officer was approached and confronted by a male who fled the scene on foot and into a waiting car with a cash box.

No one was injured during the incident.

A car has since been recovered on fire in the nearby North City Business Park industrial estate.

No arrests have been made to date an enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Finglas Garda Station 01 6667500.

Earlier today a gang managed to escape with a sum of cash after a raid on a cash-in-transit operation in Tallaght.