Arrests by gardaí in Laois Offaly division.
A car that was stolen in Cork has ended up in a village 200 kms away where gardaí arrested two men aged in their twenties who are not understood to be Irish.
Laois Offaly Gardaí arrested two occupants of a car stolen in Cork which was parked up overnight in a village in Offaly.
Gardaí arrested two males at 2.45am on Saturday, December 9 in a car that was parked up in a vehicle which had been stolen in Cork Friday, December 8 during the course of a burglary.
The men were apprehended in Ballycumber village.
They are currently detained at Tullamore Garda Station and Gardai are liasing with colleagues in Cork.
The males are aged 21 and 26 years and come from outside the jurisdiction.
A crime taskforce was set up recently in the division in response to a number of violent incident. The latest arrests were carried out by gardaí in Tullamore.