Two held after €1.1m of cheques stolen in DublinWednesday 17 July 2013 23.26
Two men in their 20s have been arrested after cheques worth €1.1m were taken during an armed robbery in Dublin.
A man was about to lodge a quantity of documents and cheques at a bank night safe on Main Street, Tallaght, shortly before midnight, when he was approached by two men.
One was armed with what appeared to be a firearm and the other carried a hammer.
They forced the victim to hand over the document bag and fled.
Gardaí carried out a search of the area.
Two men were arrested and the bag and contents were recovered.