Bank robbers get away with €20k in Dublin

Bank robbers get away with €20k in Dublin

An investigation is underway after two men dressed as construction workers held a bank up in Dublin city yesterday afternoon and made off with a large sum of money.

The Herald is reporting this morning that the raiders made off with more than €20,000 after threatening staff at a branch of Permanent TSB on Baggot Street Upper at approximately 12.40pm

A crowbar and a handgun were used to intimidate staff but no one was injured during the incident.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses as the two men made their escape on foot towards Haddington Road where it is believed they fled in an unidentified vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Irishtown Garda Station on 01 666 9632.


More in this Section

Masked men condemned for shooting in house with four childrenMasked men condemned for shooting in house with four children

'One in a million': Ghost ship from African coast washes up on rocks in Cork'One in a million': Ghost ship from African coast washes up on rocks in Cork

Storm Dennis: Hailstones the size of marbles fall in KilkennyStorm Dennis: Hailstones the size of marbles fall in Kilkenny

Gardaí concerned for well-being of missing Wicklow womanGardaí concerned for well-being of missing Wicklow woman


Lifestyle

When Marisa Murphy went to play as a teenager on Dinish Island, she could still see the flowers growing among the ruins in her grandmother’Islands of Ireland: Barely inhabitated Dinish became an industrial zone

MAC make-up artist Lucy Bridge shares her tips backstage at Roland Mouret.How to create the perfect matte red lip, according to a backstage beauty expert

New trends include chunky heeled boots, silver belts and lots of plaid from the British designer.Victoria Beckham got ‘rebellious’ for her new collection – as David and family watched on

When horses were shown photographs of angry human faces, their hearts speeded up.Jackass penguin talk is similar to humans

More From The Irish Examiner