Friday, December 16, 2005

Thousands of tablets stolen in hospital armed robbery

A stash of 43,000 tablets have been stolen during an armed robbery at St. Brendan's psychiatric hospital in Dublin.

This morning, two men armed with a handgun broke into the hospital and held up two members of staff ordering another to open the hospital pharmacy.

They fled on foot with 30,000 Diazopan tablets, 11 thousand Zopitan tablets, 1,000 Zoton and hundreds of Zispan tablets.

Both of the raiders were over 6 feet tall, one wearing a dark tracksuit and a black jacket, and the other wearing dark trousers and a cream jacket.

Detectives at Bridewell garda station are investigating the incident.

(Source: Ireland on-line, 15/12/2005 - 18:23:46