Gardai are on the hunt for a masked gang of men who snatched an e-scooter from an innocent commuter in a quiet Dublin commuter town.
The scary attack took place on The Avenue in Ratoath, Co Meath on Sunday evening.
The gang, all wearing dark clothing and black masks, approached the scooter rider and forcibly snatched it from him before escaping.
The scooter is a Xiaomi Mi Pro, and Gardai circulated a picture of the model to the public in the hope that they could help the poor man get it back.
Gardai said: “Ashbourne Gardaí are investigating the theft of a Xiaomi Mi Pro Electric Scooter, similar to the one pictured.
“At 7.55pm on the evening of Sunday last, Feb 21st in the area of The Avenue, Ratoath, three males, believed to be all aged in their late teens or early 20’s, wearing dark clothing and black face masks approached a young male on an E-scooter.
“The males proceeded to forcibly take the E-scooter from him.
“Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this incident or anyone who may have been in the area at the time and seen anything suspicious to please contact Ashbourne Gardaí on 01-8010607or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800666111.”
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