Investigation under way after armed robbery at bank in Co Roscommon

The men are said to have been armed with a handgun and iron bars

Investigation under way after armed robbery at bank in Co Roscommon

Photo: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Gardaí are investigating an armed robbery at a bank in Co Roscommon this afternoon.

Four men wearing balaclavas and gloves entered the building on Church Street in Strokestown just after 2pm with a handgun and iron bars.

A fifth man was waiting in a car outside.

The group escaped with a sum of cash in a black Audi in the Elphin Road direction.

No injuries were reported from the incident.

Gardaí have not arrested anyone and investigations are ongoing.