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IrelandTwo arrested as Gardai hunt armed thieves after robbery of Lidl in Swords

00:15  19 may  2019
00:15  19 may  2019 Source:   dublinlive.ie

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Two men have been arrested as Gardai hunted armed raiders who terrified shoppers in North Dublin. The armed thieves stormed a Lidl on the Rathbeale Road in Swords . The robbery was the second big security issue for the area in the space of two days after the village's main street and shopping

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Two arrested as Gardai hunt armed thieves after robbery of Lidl in Swords © Getty Gardai are investigating

Two men have been arrested as Gardai hunted armed raiders who terrified shoppers in North Dublin.

The armed thieves stormed a Lidl on the Rathbeale Road in Swords.

The robbery was the second big security issue for the area in the space of two days after the village's main street and shopping centre were evacuated on Thursday.

It’s understood that a call was received that pipe bombs had been left on timers in the area, however Gardai did not locate any device after evacuating.

Two arrested as Gardai hunt armed thieves after robbery of Lidl in Swords © Getty Members of Garda Siochana seen in Dublin's center. On Friday, May 17, 2019, in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

On Friday evening, Lidl was then the subject of an armed robbery, as thugs with knives and hatchets ordered workers to empty the tills.

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A spokeswoman for the Gardai confirmed on Saturday evening that two arrests had been made, saying: "Gardai attended a robbery at a shop on the Rathbeale Rd Swords that occurred on the 17th May 2019 at approximately 8.30pm.

"Two men armed with what are believed to be a knife and hatchet, entered the shop and demanded cash from the tills.

"The men fled on foot towards Broadmeadow Green with a sum of cash and were arrested shortly after. Both men, in their 20s and 30s, were taken to Swords Garda station and detained under section 4 of the CJA 1984.

"No injuries were reported and investigations are ongoing."

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