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Monday 1 May 2017

Six arrested after garda 'day of action' sees 29 searches in Dublin estate

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Gardaí and revenue carried out a 'day of action' in a Dublin housing estate on Wednesday, leading to six arrests.

A total of 29 searches were carried out in Labre Park in Dublin 12.

Those in breach of court related offences were among those targeted.

"Arrests were made in connection with burglary, aggravated burglary, criminal damage, assault, robbery, false imprisonment and drugs offences," a garda spokesman said.

Four of those arrested are due to appear in court , while files have been prepared for the DPP in respect of the other two.

The operation was part of the ongoing Operation Thor which was launched by gardaí to tackle burglary crimes.

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