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Elderly Woman Hospitalised After Attempted Robbery At Dublin Bus Stop

By James Fenton

November 11, 2017 at 2:48pm


A woman in her 70s has been taken to St. Vincent's Hospital after sustaining injuries during an attempted robbery at a bus stop. 

The Journal reports that the woman was approached by a man in his 20s in Sandymount at around 7pm yesterday evening. 

The man attempted to grab her handbag but was unsuccessful. The woman sustained a number of injuries during the struggle which Gardaí say are not life-threatening. 

Anyone with information or those who may have witnessed the incident are asked to contact Irishtown Garda Station on 01 666 9600, The Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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