Search

07 Dec 2021

Gardaí on hunt for armed raider after incident at Post Office in Midlands town

Post Office

Gardaí on hunt for armed raider after incident at Post Office in Midlands town

Gardaí are on the hunt for a raider suspected of being armed with a gun during a raid in Laois on Thursday.

The Laois Offaly Garda Division issued a statement on the aggravated robbery in Mountmellick. 

"Gardaí in Mountmellick are investigating an incident at the Post Office in Mountmellick this morning (Thursday) at approximately 10am. A male entered the post office armed with a what appeared to be firearm entered the premises and demanded cash," they said.

Garda say no money was taken and it understood that nobody was injured.

The town's post office is located at a SuperValu branch.

Gardaí asked would ask that anybody in Mountmellick between 9am and 11am that has dashcam footage to contact Gardai in Portlaoise on 0578674100.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.