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25th Jan 2018

Gardaí Warn Public About Dublin Gang Equipped With Pipe Weapon Who Threatened And Stole From Local Man

Darragh Berry

Gardaí in Dublin are investigating an assault on a local pedestrian after he was threatened by a pair of thugs.

The attack happened in the Sherriff Street Upper area on January 17th at around 12:30am.

Two men approached the pedestrian and attacked him. One member of the group was even equipped with a pipe.

The man – who was walking alone – came across the two men at the intersection of Sheriff Street Upper and East Road and his wallet and phone were stolen in the incident.

In a statement An Garda Síochána said:

“We are investigating a robbery that is reported to have occurred on 17/1/18 at approximately 12:30am on Sherriff Street Upper. 

“A male was walking alone when he was approached by two males one armed with a pipe. 

“The males stole his wallet and phone and fled in a car with two other males. No injuries were sustained in the incident.”

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