Cash from campus bookshop stolen in robbery

Two men on bikes made off with a sum of money from the Hodges Figgis bookstore on campus today. The incident occurred at around 1.45pm this afternoon as shop takings were being moved from the campus bookshop to a secure cash-in-transit van, the bookshop confirmed to The College View.

One of the men is reported to have been armed according to witnesses, and was overheard shouting to his accomplice “Shoot him!” during the raid. No one was injured.

Gardaí and DCU Security arrived on the scene shortly after the robbery occurred. Special Branch Gardaí are investigating the incident.

If you have any information please contact Ballymun Garda Station at 01 666 4400 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

Sarah Bermingham

IMAGE CREDIT: Fiona Hughes

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