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Thursday 23 March 2017

Gardai arrest two men in suspected carjacking incident


Gardaí in Ballyfermot tonight arrested two males following an alleged carjacking incident in west Dublin.

At approximately 4:00 am on Saturday night a male taxi driver was held and threatened at knife point by two males during an incident in the Park West area of Dublin.

While the taxi driver managed to free himself and escape unharmed, the two males drove off in the taxi.

The car was abandoned and recovered a short distance from the scene by Gardaí.

In a follow-up operation, two men were arrested by investigating Gardaí in the west Dublin area a short time later.

They have under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Ballyfermot Garda Station.

The investigation is ongoing.

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