Gardaí investigate: Store on UCD campus held up at gunpoint

Gardaí are currently investigating an armed robbery which took place at a Centra store on the UCD campus earlier this week.

According to reports, a female employee and her male colleague were held at gunpoint after two armed raiders entered the store at approximately 10pm on Wednesday night.

The two employees were threatened and forced to hand over a sum of cash before being tied up by the raiders.

It is understood the raiders, who brandished an iron bar and a hand gun, made off across the Belfield campus, leaving the two employees shaken but uninjured.

Gardai have confirmed that an investigation into the robbery has been launched.