Looters Raid Lidl Supermarket In West Dublin During Storm Emma

Looters Raid Lidl Supermarket In West Dublin During Storm Emma
Tuáthla Lucey
Tuáthla Lucey

2 Mar 2018

1 male in his 30's has been arrested for handling stolen property and is currently detained under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
 
8 males ranging in age from 24 to 47 years have been charged with various offenses including theft, burglary and trespassing and will appear before the CCJ this morning the 3rd of March, 2018 at 10.30am.

A large team of gardaí deployed to Fortunestown Road and Jobstown.

Both Centra and Lidl have confirmed incidents at their stores.

Lidl Ireland says they are aware of a 'very serious incident' at their Fortunestown Lane store in Dublin.

A digger was purposefully used to gain access to the Lidl premises by ripping into the roof and side wall.

Dramatic video footage of the incident has been uploaded online.

There are also reports from locals that the digger is being used in attempts to break open a safe taken from the store.