Wednesday 18 September 2019

Four teens arrested in connection with petrol bomb attack on house

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Ian Begley

Ian Begley

Four youths have been arrested by gardai in connection with a petrol bomb attack on a house in Drogheda, Co Louth last month. 

The petrol bomb attack in Rathmullen Park saw the property gutted by fire in the early hours of July 3. A 16-year-old boy suffered smoke inhalation during the incident, while a second escaped unharmed. 

The four males, aged in their teens, were arrested this morning during a planned operation in Drogheda.  

They are being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Drogheda Garda Station.

According to gardai, a person described as wearing dark clothing was seen running from the area at the time of the incident.

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