Gardai arrest two men after armed robbery in Lucan

Gardai arrest two men after armed robbery in Lucan

By Echo Reporter

Gardaí have arrested two men, (late 20s and mid 30s), in connection with a robbery that occurred outside a supermarket in Balgaddy, Lucan yesterday afternoon, Monday 21st March, 2016 at approximately 2 p.m.

The injured party was sitting in his van when two men produced a suspected firearm and demanded money.  They left the scene in a Ford Mondeo car.

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The vehicle was abandoned on Esker Lane a short time later and a number of gardai carried out a search of the area and two men were arrested. 

They are both currently detained at Lucan Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939-’98 as amended.

Gardaí recovered the proceeds of the robbery, and a firearm.

Investigation is ongoing. 



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