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Attempted Robbery, St. Annes Park, Clontarf, Dublin 3 on the 4/12/22

Gardaí at Clontarf Garda Station are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred at St. Annes Park, Clontarf, Dublin 3 shortly before 4pm on Sunday 4th December 2022. 

On the date in question, a young woman walked down the main avenue of St Annes Park.  She was listening to music on her airpods, while holding her mobile phone. The young woman turned to go back as it was getting dark and while doing so, she was approached by 4 male suspects, who pushed her to the ground and hit and kicked her.  One of the males then searched her pockets and demanded money from her.  The males subsequently left the area empty handed, at speed, in the direction of Sybil Hill Road. 

Description of the (4) suspects:

  • All spoke with a Dublin accent. They were all wearing dark clothing and wore gloves. 
  • Suspect 1

6ft tall approximately

             Black Nike Baseball cap

             Silver eyebrow piercing

             Tattoo possible of a cross or something similar below his left ear.

             Green wrist band on left wrist. 

  • Suspect 2

Green runners she believes

He referred to one of the suspects as George. 

  • Suspect 3

No description however held a metal bar about 2 foot long 

  • Suspect 4

Red bike, black bike helmet and kicked the victim. 

Garda Appeal:

  • Have you heard anything about this crime since? Was it discussed in your company by those involved or others? 
  • You may recognise the suspects from the information provided, either individually or collectively as a group? 
  • Did you see the suspects that evening in the park or did you see them on route to or away from the area? 
  • If you think you can assist in anyway - no matter how insignificant you feel it may be investigating Gardaí would greatly appreciate any assistance given. 

Clontarf Garda Station, investigating. Tel: 01-6664300