Person in critical condition from being run over after robbery in Dalkey

Gardaí in Dun Laoghaire are appealing for information following a robbery at a convenience store and a serious injury traffic collision.

At approximately 9.20pm a number of males entered a convenience store on Barnhill Road, Dalkey. It’s understood they threatened staff before making off with a sum of cash. They left the scene in car that was involved in a collision with two female pedestrians’ moments later at the junction of Ballinclea Road and Avondale Road, Killiney. They abandoned the car at the scene of the collision and fled on foot.

The two pedestrians, both understood to be in their 50s, were treated at the scene by emergency services personnel and have since been removed by Ambulance to St Vincent’s University Hospital. The condition of one of the pedestrians is understood to be critical while the second is being treated for what are described as minor injuries.

The occupants of the car have not yet been located and searches in the area are continuing. Gardaí say no one was physically harmed in the raid.

Crime scenes are currently preserved on both Barnhill Road and Ballinclea Road / Avondale Road. The services of Garda forensic collision investigators and local scenes of crime officers have been requested.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dun Laoghaire Garda Station on 01 666 5000 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.Investigations are ongoing.

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