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Robbery of Cash in Transit – Carpenterstown, Dublin on the 3/12/12

The Gardaí at Blanchardstown Garda Station are appealing for information in relation to a robbery of a cash in transit van on the 3rd December 2012 at 12.45pm.

When the security van pulled into the Carpenterstown shopping centre a Volkswagen Golf pulled up directly outside and a man jumped out from the rear seat. The raider ran over to the security guard and threatened him, he told him to drop the box or he would shoot him. The security guard dropped the money box and the raider picked it up and ran back to the car which took off immediately. The Volkswagen was later found at Luttrelstown Chase.

Description of Raiders:

Raiders 1: Approx. Five foot ten inches and Six foot in height, athletic build. He wore a grey hoodie with scarf and hat covering his face. He wore white Asics runners and spoke with a Dublin accent.

Raider 2:  The driver of the vehicle had a thin face with high cheekbones. He was between 24 and 30 years of age and was wearing a black beanie hat and glasses. He was at least Six foot in height.


• Gardaí are appealing for information in relation to the two raiders that carried out this robbery.

• Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance to help identify the raiders who are described above. The public are asked to consider the descriptions offered together with the vehicle used to transport the men which is a Silver 5 Door Hatchback VW Golf with registration number 98D*****

• After the robbery the raiders then travelled a short distance to Luttrelstown Chase where they exited onto the Porterstown Road, did you see where the raiders went from here, or did they transfer into a second vehicle?

Gardaí at Blanchardstown Garda Station are investigating             Telephone 01 666 7000