Gardai investigate armed robbery on service station in Tipperary

Niamh Dillon

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Gardai investigate armed robbery on service station in Tipperary

Gardai in Tipperary are investigating an armed robbery on a service station in Cahir in which a man entered a premises with a weapon before demanding money from a safe.

The incident occurred at a service station on the Cashel Rd, Cahir at around 10pm on Saturday night, August 11. 

A lone male raider entered the premises armed with was is described as a firearm. He brought a male employee to a back office and demanded cash from the safe. The raider took an undisclosed amount of cash from the premises and left the scene. No one was injured during the incident. 

Gardai are appealing for anyone in the vicinity of Nash Pl, Mullaney Gardens, Rosemount estate and Banora Cres who may have noticed a person or persons acting suspiciously in the area from as early as 8.30pm on Saturday to come forward.

Gardai have appealed for anyone with information to come forward and are looking to trace a number of people who walked the route towards the filling station on the Cashel Rd who may have noticed unusual activity. They are appealing for anyone who was in the area where the burglary took place between 8.30pm and 10.30pm to come forward. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cahir Garda Station on 052 7445630.