Saturday 23 March 2019

Boy (16) arrested after handgun found in car

The suspects are being held at Tallaght Garda Station
The suspects are being held at Tallaght Garda Station
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A boy (16) has been arrested after gardai seized a handgun from the car in which he was travelling in.

A man (21) was also arrested in the operation which was targeting crime in south west Dublin.

The gun was seized when officers from Tallaght garda station stopped and searched a car in the N81 in Tallaght last night at 10pm.

During the search, a suspected handgun was recovered and the occupants of the car – a teenager (16) and a man (21) – were arrested.

The two are being held at Tallaght Garda Station.

Online Editors

Editor's Choice

Also in Irish News