Leo Varadkar Was Caught Up In An Armed Robbery While Canvassing Last Night

The robbery took place in Castleknock.

Leo Varadkar

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.

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