Health Minister Leo Varadkar Caught Up In Armed Robbery While Canvassing In West Dublin 6 years ago

Health Minister Leo Varadkar Caught Up In Armed Robbery While Canvassing In West Dublin

Health Minister Leo Varadkar was caught up in an armed robbery yesterday as he canvassed with supporters in West Dublin.

The minister and his team were entering a shop in Castleknock to buy items before canvassing when two men, armed with a sword and a gun, fled the scene following a supermarket heist with a small sum of cash.

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The incident took place at a Spar in Carpenterstown at around 7pm.

Gardaí confirmed that two armed men entered the shop, before leaving on foot with a sum of cash.

Nobody was injured during the incident.