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Robbery at Funtasia Casino, Drogheda, Co. Louth on the 21/8/16

Distraction Burglary, Raheen, Limerick

The Gardaí at Drogheda Garda Station are investigating a robbery that occurred at the Funtasia Casino on the Donore Road on Sunday 21st August 2016.

At approximately 6pm, two members of staff had just started their evening shift and were in the process of getting organised and counting their float. There were a number of customers on the premises. Suddenly four masked and armed men entered the Casino through a side door. Three of the men made their way to the Kiosk while one of the men stood watch at the door. They threatened customers and told them not to move. One of the raiders demanded the cash float from the staff. The raiders broke the door of the cash kiosk and filled a green plastic bag with notes and coins.

The four raiders then fled from the Casino through the side door, the raiders wore grey and black clothing, one of the raiders wore a Halloween Mask. They spoke with local accents.


• Gardaí are appealing to anyone in the area attending the Funtasia Casino on the Donore Road before or after this robbery to come forward.

• Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have seen the raiders making their getaway to come forward.

• Gardaí are anxious to speak with the driver of a black car that was seen exiting the car park at the same time as the raiders fled from the casino to come forward.

• Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have come across Funtasia Tokens that were stolen during the robbery, these are small gold coins with no value along with a coin tray.

• Gardaí are appealing to members of the local community that may have information about this robbery to come forward.

Gardaí at Drogheda Garda Station are investigating    Telephone 0419874200