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20 Jan 2022

Gardaí make arrests after burglary spate near Laois

Three arrested in Dundalk following car hijacking in Newry

Gardaí

Gardaí say they have arrested four men in relation to a number of incidents of burglary and robbery in Co Kildare.

A statement said that shortly before 3.45pm on Monday, November 30, Gardaí responded to reports of a burglary in Newbridge.

They said two men, aged in their 40s and 30s, were arrested at the scene. In a follow up operation, two men, both aged in their 20s, were arrested.

A Garda spokesperson added: "The arrests are in relation to a number of robberies and burglaries in the Newbridge, Rathangan and Brownstown areas of Co Kildare this month.

"All four men are currently detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Kildare and Newbridge Garda stations," said the statement.

Gardaí added that investigations are ongoing.

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