Money was stolen from a north Dublin supermarket after a robber smashed open tills.

The incident happened in the Lidl Blakestown store on Tuesday evening at around 8pm. Gardai have launched an investigation but no arrests have been made yet.

Footage of the incident seen by Dublin Live shows the robber smashing up tills with a hammer and confronting a staff member before fleeing the scene.

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A garda spokesman told Dublin Live: "Gardai are investigating a robbery that occurred at a commercial premises in Mulhuddart, Dublin 15, at approximately 8pm on Tuesday, 28th November 2023.

"A sum of money was taken in the course of the incident. No injuries were reported. There are no arrests at this time. Investigations are ongoing."

A spokeswoman for Lidl told Dublin Live: "We can confirm no employees or customer were injured during an incident in our Blakestown store yesterday. This matter is currently under investigation by An Garda Síochána so we cannot comment further at this time."

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