Archive for July, 2008

Skibbereen Bank Robbery

July 21, 2008

There was a bank robbery in Skibbereen this morning.

The perpetrators robbed the Skibbereen branch of Bank of Ireland at 11:15, then they crashed their getaway car and then they hijacked a car from a woman who was filling her petrol tank at the nearby Costcutter petrol station. Luckily her children had hopped out of the car prior to the hijacking.

West Cork Gardai are now searching for the armed gang which held up staff at the Bank of Ireland on Market street and made off with an undisclosed sum of cash. (more…)