Gardaí responded to the incident in Citywest
Nine people have been arrested after a digger rammed into a Lidl supermarket in Dublin.
Video footage shared on social media showed a mechanical digger pulling down part of the supermarket's outside wall in Citywest.
Other footage appeared to show an attempt to break into the shop's safe.
The German discount store, which was closed at the time of the break-in, has confirmed that a serious incident took place.
Please see below statement in relation to the incident at our branch at Fortunestown Lane, Dublin pic.twitter.com/jl8PD57Vcx— Lidl Ireland (@lidl_ireland) March 2, 2018
The incident is now being investigated by gardaí.
Reports of a fire at the supermarket were also circulated, but the Dublin Fire Brigade confirmed that no fire had been found.