Two arrested after Camden Street bank robbery

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Two men have been arrested after a bank robbery on Camden Street in Dublin City Centre yesterday.

According to Gardai, two men walked into the Camden Street Ulster Bank and threatened staff to hand over money at around 11.30am on Thursday morning.

A witnesses outside the bank reported hearing a gunshot, although one report says that the bank robbers let off a banger.

A Ford Fiesta with a 07-D registration was used as a getaway car. It was found abandoned soon after near Portobello Bridge, less than 1km from the bank.

The amount of money stolen was not disclosed and no amounts have been so-far recovered .

Gardai say that after follow up searches two 41-year-old men were arrested in the Rialto and Basin Street areas. The two are being detained at Harcourt Terrace and Kevin Street Garda Stations under section 30 of the Offences Against The State Act.

“We are appealing to any witnesses with information to offer with regards the bank robbery or the abandonment of the car to contact Gardaí at Kevin Street on 01 6669400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station,” said Sergeant Gerry Curley of the Garda press office.

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