The man made off with a sum of cash
Gardaí are investigating the armed robbery of a bookmakers in Louth this evening.
A man entered Boylesports on Clanbrassil Street in Dundalk shortly before 7pm armed with a firearm.
He threatened staff and made off with a sum of cash - there are no reports of any injuries.
The suspect - who was wearing dark clothing and had his face covered - escaped via Long Walk and made his way back onto Clanbrassil Street via a laneway.
Anyone who has any information or noticed anything suspicious is asked to contact Gardaí.