Dublin garage robbed in broad daylight by thug who threatened staff with syringe
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Dublin garage robbed in broad daylight by thug who threatened staff with syringe

GARDAI ARE investigating the robbery of a petrol station in Dublin on Monday.

A lone male armed only with a syringe threatened staff as part of a disturbing daylight robbery that saw him make off with all of the cash from the station’s tills.

The incident took place at the Maxol petrol station on Mespil Road just off Baggot Street in Dublin at around 1:30pm on Monday, April 24th.

Staff at the station were left shaken following the incident.

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A busy garage located in the heart of the city close to the Grand Canal, the region has experienced a number of issues with drug users in the past few years.

A spokesperson said: "Gardaí are investigating a robbery at a filling station in the Mespil Road area of Dublin 4 that occurred on 22/4/19 at approximately 1:30pm.

"A lone male entered the premises allegedly armed with a syringe and threatened staff. He stole a sum of cash. No injuries were sustained. Investigations are ongoing."