Leo Varadkar Was Caught Up In An Armed Robbery While Canvassing Last Night
The robbery took place in Castleknock.
The Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, found himself caught up in a dramatic armed robbery last night while on the campaign trail.
Mr. Varadkar was entering a Spar in Carpenters Town in Castleknock before beginning his canvass for the evening when two men, one armed with a sword and the other with a gun, were fleeing the shop.
According to The Independent, the two men had just threatened Spar staff and were fleeing the scene with a large sum of money when the minister arrived. No-one was harmed during the incident which took place at around 7pm last night.