Monday 19 August 2019

Man arrested after gun found

The man was held in Kildare as part of Operation Thor.

(Gardai/PA)
(Gardai/PA)

By Cate McCurry, PA

A man in his 20s has been arrested after he was found in possession of a firearm.

The man was held in Kildare on Tuesday as part of Operation Thor.

Gardai on patrol at Brownstown spotted the man with a concealed item. During a search of the man gardai discovered the gun which he had concealed.

A Garda spokesman said: “The man in his 20s was arrested and is currently detained at Kildare Garda station. Investigations are continuing.”

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