Cash in transit employee stabbed with screwdriver in botched raid at Dublin Luas stop
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Cash in transit employee stabbed with screwdriver in botched raid at Dublin Luas stop

A CASH in transit employee was rushed to hospital after he was stabbed in the neck with a screwdriver during a botched raid at a Luas stop.

The incident took place at the Bluebell Luas stop at around 12.40 yesterday afternoon, when a cash in transit van servicing ticket machines was held up by two men.

The men threatened an employee who was carrying the cash box from the machine to the vehicle before stabbing him in the neck with a screwdriver.

The employee was rushed to St James’ Hospital but it is understood that his injury is not life-threatening.

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Gardai with the armed support unit were called to the scene, where the cash box was recovered.

No arrests have been made as of yet and investigations are ongoing.