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Robbery at Mohill Post Office, Co. Leitrim on the 4/12/14


The Gardaí at Mohill Garda Station are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Mohill post office on Thursday the 4th December 2014. At approximately 8.30am a red Mazda saloon car registration number 99D14909 was seen at the car park of Baxter’s supermarket in Mohill. The Mazda car is believed to have circled the town on two occasions prior to the robbery.

At approximately 9.25am when the morning rush of customers was over, the Mazda drove up to the post office and parked outside. Two men got out of the car and entered the post office. The men were armed with a hatchet and firearm. There were two members of staff working behind the counter at the time. The men threatened the staff and demanded money. They demanded the contents of the safe but it was on a time lock. They stole a quantity of cash which they placed in a red sports bag. One of the men left the hatchet on the counter as they made their getaway in the Mazda saloon car which was later discovered burnt at nearby Clooncahir woods.


• The car used by the raiders was purchased in Dublin on the 3rd November 2014 using a false name. The registration number of the car was not changed. Gardaí are appealing to anyone with information on the whereabouts of this car between the 3rd November and the 3rd December. The car was caught on CCTV travelling through a toll on the M3 on this date.

• Gardaí are appealing to anyone with information about this crime to come forward.

Description of raiders:

Raider 1: Dressed in light grey clothing with green and grey gardening gloves. Dark trainers with white stripes. He were carrying a handgun and wore a balaclava

Raider 2: Black jacket, dark blue tracksuit bottoms with white stripes. He wore gardening gloves and wore a balaclava.

Raider 3: The driver of the car is described as being his 20’s and wore a dark hoody that he pulled down to cover his face.

Raider 4: It is believed that there was a fourth person in the car as it drove around the town. (No description).

Gardaí at Carrick On Shannon Garda Station         Telephone 071 9051065