Man charged with robbery after holding up Dundalk bookies armed with hammer

The incident happened at Bar One Racing on Quay Street

Tia Clarke


Tia Clarke



The man held up Bar One Racing last Friday

Dundalk Gardai have charged a man with robbery after he stole cash from Bar One Racing on Quay Street in Dundalk last Friday (20th April). 

The 30-year-old man entered the Quay Street bookies at 3:30pm brandishing a hammer and demanded cash from the staff. 

He fled the scene on a bike with a sum of cash. However, Gardai located him in a follow-up search and arrested him.

The man was subsequently detained and charged with robbery.