Gardaí appeal for information after armed robbery at arcade in Drogheda

Man threatened staff and left on bicycle with undisclosed sum of cash after incident on West Street

Gardaí in Drogheda are appealing for witnesses in relation to an armed robbery in the town on Friday.

Gardaí in Drogheda are appealing for witnesses in relation to an armed robbery in the town on Friday.

 

Gardaí in Co Louth are appealing for information after an armed robbery at an arcade in Drogheda’s main shopping area on Friday night.

At about 9.45pm, a lone male entered the premises armed with an imitation firearm, a Garda spokesman said.

“He threatened staff and left the scene on a bicycle with an undisclosed sum of cash,” he added.

No one was injured in the incident. A technical examination of the scene will take place on Sunday.

Gardaí described the man as about 168cm (5ft 6in).

He wore a black hoody, a black scarf covering his face, black jeans, and black shoes. He is thought to have spoken in a local accent, the Garda spokesman said.

Anyone with information t is asked to contact gardaí­ in Drogheda on 041 987 4200.