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Guns found up up coat sleeve

Published 25/11/2011 | 05:00

A SUSPECTED criminal tried to escape the long arm of the law by hiding firearms up his sleeve.

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The find was made after gardai from the traffic unit in Wicklow town became suspicious about the occupants of a car travelling on the N11 towards Wexford.

Two uniformed gardai stopped the car at Coyne's Cross at Ashford on Wednesday and questioned the woman driver and her male passenger.

During a search of the passenger gardai found two handguns concealed in the sleeve of a jacket being worn by the man.

Both occupants of the car were arrested and were being questioned by gardai last night.

Irish Independent

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