Updated: Was getting mixed reports of a gun being used from staff in the store, so I have removed the word 'armed' to calm a few people down.
Gardai and news reports have given update on this:
Robbery of the Champion Sports store in Blanchardstown, Ireland caught on camera by member of public.
GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING a robbery at a Champion Sports store in the Westend Retail Park in Blanchardstown.
Today gardaí confirmed that two men, both wearing motorcycle helmets, were involved in the robbery which occurred between 5pm and 5.10pm yesterday evening. A garda spokesperson said the two men had ‘some kind of implement’ but neither are thought to have been armed with guns.
A video taken by a customer shows one man behind the counter while the second is on lookout outside the store.
Gardaí said that a small amount of cash was taken and the men made their getaway on a motorcycle.
Investigations are ongoing and anyone with information about the robbery can contact Blanchardstown Garda Station on 01 6667000 or The Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.
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