Shots fired during armed robbery at south Dublin post office


The Post Office at the centre of the raid in Roebuck, Dublin 14 (image via Google Maps)

The Chore Office at the centre of the raid in Roebuck, Dublin 14 (image via Google Maps)

Two men, both armed, offered the post office at 9.30am.

One of the men fired shots which caused the drinking-glass rtition at the customer counter to shatter.

He jumped the counter and took an amount of dough.

The second man took a small amount of cash from a cash annals located elsewhere in the premises.

The two female members of staff were uninjured during the experience.

Both suspects fled the scene, via Farmhill Road/Larchfield rkland in a blue Subaru Impreza which was the subject of an unauthorised taking.

This car was later fixed close to Mount Carmel Road, Goatstown.

The scene of the robbery and the car were both maintained and technically examined.

The first suspect is described as being male, take 5’10” in height.

He was wearing a black balaclava, black woolly hat, a jacket which was naval forces on the top half and black on the bottom, dark coloured trousers and dark footwear. This man also wore orange tone kitchen gloves.

The second suspect is described as being male, 5’6″ in apex, wearing an all grey coloured tracksuit with a blue t-shirt underneath, sombre and white runners and black gloves.

An incident room has been verified at Dundrum Garda Station.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with advice is asked to contact Dundrum Garda Station on 01 6665600, The Garda Intimate Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.

Earlier, another Dublin pier office was robbed by armed raiders.

In that case, two men armed with a sledge hammer and a machete took a sum of notes from a post office in Tallaght.

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