Garda search continuing for man who attempted to rob pharmacy in Lucan

Garda search continuing for man who attempted to rob pharmacy in Lucan

By Aura McMenamin

Gardai are currently searching for a man who attempted to rob a pharmacy in Lucan earlier today.

According to a Garda spokesman, the man entered Foley’s Pharmacy on Castle Road, Ballyowen at approximately 1:30pm where he produced what is believed to be a hammer.

Garda with back to camera

According to a witness, a female employee ran into a nearby shop on Ballyowen Road to alert staff of the robbery.

Residents reported seeing a helicopter in the area.

Gardai said that the search for the man is ongoing, while they could not confirm, at this time, if a sum of cash had been taken.