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BREAKING: Gunshots Have Been Fired In A Dublin Post Office

By seank

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am


An attempted robbery took place in Blackrock this afternoon that resulted in gun being fired in a post office.

The incident took place around 2.30pm this afternoon, where the assailant entered the post office, threatened customers and staff with a weapon, and fired the gun at least three times.

One man present received minor injuries during the attempted robbery while trying to stop the gunman. No money was taken during the incident.

According to, the assailant dropped the gun while making his escape and now remains at large.

If you have any information concerning the incident, please contact Donnybrook Garda Station at 01-6669200.


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