Boy (16) arrested after handgun found in car
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.