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Robbery at a Post Office in Carlow

Carlow Car Reg

Gardaí in Carlow are investigating a robbery at a Post Office located at the Staplestown roundabout in Carlow town. Two men entered the shop housing the post office around 11am on Thursday 26th of February. They managed to get access behind the counter and took a sum of cash from the tellers. 

One of the raiders was armed with a sledgehammer, while the other carried a kitchen knife. After the robbery the two men made their way to the bridge on Staplestown Road where a black BMW was waiting for them. This car had the Registration number 03D48606. This number had been duplicated from a similar BMW.

The car driven by a third person drove from Staplestown Road turning left onto St Patrick’s Avenue and right onto Pollerton Road. The raiders then drove in the direction of the Hackettstown roundabout continuing right onto the Brownshill Link Road. They turned left at Walls Forge onto the Wexford Road. The car was found abandoned 7 miles from Carlow in a country lane in Castlemore in Tullow. The BMW was stolen in Northern Ireland on the 16th of February 2009. Its registration number was CJZ7955.

 

Gardaí at Carlow Investigating    Telephone 059 9131 505