Gardaí are seeking witnesses to a cash in transit robbery earlier today. At approximately 12.20pm a security guard was making a cash delivery to a bank on Main Street, Lucan, Co Dublin. He was approached by a man who was armed with a handgun and forced to hand over a cashbox. The raider left the scene in a silver or grey Volkswagen Golf with partial registration 04-WH.
At approximately 12.40 pm a Volkswagen Golf car was found on fire at River Forest estate, Leixlip. This car had been driven onto a green area at the rear of San Carlo Senior National School and set alight. The investigation into the incident is on-going.