Gardai investigate after taxi driver allegedly robbed at knifepoint in Tallaght

By Hayden Moore

GARDAI are seeking information in relation to the alleged knifepoint robbery of a taxi driver in Tallaght on Wednesday. 

The incident took place on Brookview Drive at around 9pm on Wednesday night (March 6), with two juvenile suspects allegedly making off with some of the driver's possessions.

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In a statement to The Echo this morning, a Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí are investigating a robbery from a taxi driver at Brookview Drive in Tallaght on [March] 6th at about 9pm.

“Taxi driver had wallet with cash and mobile phone stolen in the incident.”

The spokesperson added that the suspects were believed to be armed with a knife, and have been described as "teenage boys; one wearing a black tracksuit and the second a brown tracksuit and hoodie".

Anyone with information in relation to the incident can contact Tallaght Garda Station at 666 6000.

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