Gardaí in Glanmire, and Mayfield are seeking the publics assistance for anyone with information to contact them following an armed raid in a bookies in Glanmire yesterday.

A video has emerged on social media which shows the men enter the bookies, armed with hammers and a shotgun and proceed to intimidate staff and hold up customers.

In the video, an elderly gentleman can be seen resisting the raiders and proceeds to give a good ‘boot’ to one of them as they leave the premises.

The incident happened around 6.30PM yesterday (15th September) and the Gardai are now appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Gardaí are also asking for any footage, or witnesses with sightings of any unusual activity relating to a black saloon (Audi A4 or Volkswagen Passat) in the Glanmire area, on Saturday evening.

Contact details for the Gardaí are below:

  • Mayfield Garda Station: 021 455 8510
  • Garda Confidential: 1800 666 111

By Cork Safety Alerts

Administrator of Cork Safety Alerts.