Staff threatened with screwdrivers during armed pharmacy robbery in Dublin 2 months ago

Staff threatened with screwdrivers during armed pharmacy robbery in Dublin

The incident took place on Saturday afternoon.

Two men have been arrested following a screwdriver-assisted robbery that took place in Dublin on Saturday, 26 November.

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Shortly after 2pm, Gardaí were alerted to a robbery at a pharmacy in Donnybrook, Dublin 4.

During the course of the incident, two men entered the premises while brandishing screwdrivers, which they used to threaten staff.

The two men later fled from the scene on foot after taking a sum of cash, a phone and some medication from the store.

Conducting a follow-up operation, detectives from the Donnybrook district carried out a search and arrest procedure in the Clonskeagh area. Two men were arrested, both of whom are aged in their 40s.

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Quantities of medication were also recovered by Gardaí.

As of Sunday afternoon, both men have been detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Irishtown Garda Station.

No members of staff at the pharmacy have been reported as injured.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

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