Two men charged following armed robbery of Dublin store with hand gun, pickaxe and hammer 3 months ago

Two men charged following armed robbery of Dublin store with hand gun, pickaxe and hammer

The men attempted to force entry into a post office unit at the rear of the convenience store.

Gardaí have charged two men aged in their 30s in relation to an armed robbery at a convenience store in Baldoyle in Dublin 13 on Friday, 1 October.

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The two men were initially arrested on Friday and one man appeared before the Criminal Courts of Justice on Saturday.

The second man is now due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice on Monday at 10.30am.

Shortly after 5pm on Friday, Gardaí responded to reports of an armed robbery in progress at a convenience store in Baldoyle.

The alarm was raised when the intruders, armed with a hand gun, pickaxe and a hammer, entered the store and attempted to force entry into a post office unit at the rear of the shop.

Members of the Garda ASU (Armed Support Unit) along with local Garda units from Raheny and Clontarf responded to the incident. Garda ASU members entered the premises and disarmed and arrested the two men.

The scene has since been examined by local scenes of crime officers and the firearm has been removed for ballistic examination.

Main Image: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie.

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