Armed man raids Co Dublin bookmakers


A armed man escaped with money after he raided a bookmakers in Co Dublin today.

A robber, armed with a shotgun, entered a bookmakers in Rathcool at about 10.30 a.m. After taking an undisclosed sum of money, he fled on a blue "high-powered" motorbike toward Tallaght, a Garda spokeswoman said.

The raider was described as about six feet, two inches in height and of stocky build.