Staff threatened with baseball bat and gun during Dublin armed robbery

first_img Monday 24 Oct 2016, 10:48 AM By Garreth MacNamee 25,404 Views Oct 24th 2016, 10:48 AM http://jrnl.ie/3043243 14 Comments Staff threatened with baseball bat and gun during Dublin armed robbery The men, aged between 38 and 45, are being questioned by officers. Share75 Tweet Email1 center_img File image Image: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland Short URL THREE MEN SUSPECTED of being involved in the armed robbery of a shop in Coolock, Dublin, have been arrested by gardaí.A premises in the Edenmore area of north Dublin was held up at around 6.30pm yesterday evening.Gardaí said three men, who were masked and believed to be armed with a firearm and a baseball bat, entered the shop and demanded money from staff.They left the premises on foot with a small amount of cash and cigarettes.A garda spokesman said: “Gardaí have arrested three men, 38, 39 and 45 years, in connection with an investigation into the robbery of a convenience store located at a shopping complex in Edenmore, Coolock, Dublin that occurred yesterday evening at approximately 6.30pm.Baseball bat“Gardaí arrested two men a short time later, close to the scene. A third man was later arrested. All three men are detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939 as amended at Coolock and Swords Garda Stations.“A firearm and a baseball bat were recovered by Gardaí and have been seized for technical examination.”Dart services are delayed by 45 mins after a fault stopped all trains moving >Firefighters work through the night to put out blaze in Tipperary factory > File image Image: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more