Man (26) arrested after masked men enter house, steal Mercedes and crash vehicle
Gardai are investigating an incident in which two masked men entered a house and stole a Mercedes car before one of them crashed the vehicle soon afterwards.
A 26-year-old man has been arrested following the incident.
The pair of masked men entered a house at Charlemont, Griffith Avenue, Marino, Dublin 3 in the early hours of this morning.
They took the keys of a Mercedes car before leaving the scene in the Mercedes and a Mitsubishi Colt. There were no injuries sustained.
Gardai were called about the incident and observed both vehicles travelling on the M3 outbound.
A short time later the driver of the Mercedes, a 26-year-old male, lost control and crashed the car in the Damastown Industrial Estate.
He fled from the scene but was arrested a short time later.
He is currently detained at Clontarf Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 – Criminal Justice Act 1984.
Investigations are continuing.