Two men armed with hammer raid empty cash-in-transit van

There has been a raid on a cash-in-transit van in Dublin this evening.

Two men armed with hammer raid empty cash-in-transit van

There has been a raid on a cash-in-transit van in Dublin this evening.

Shortly after 5pm two men armed with a hammer approached and threatened a security guard outside a bank at Carrickmines Retail Park.

They made off with a cash box in a waiting red Toyota Corolla car. The car was found burnt out a short distance away.

No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.

No one was injured during the incident.

It is understood the cash box was empty.

GardaĂ­ are asking anyone with information to contact Dundrum Garda Station 01- 6665600 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

- Digital Desk

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