Saturday 19 January 2019

Motorists 'make citizen's arrest' after man attempts car hijacking

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Gardai are investigating after an attempted car hijacking in Dublin on Sunday morning.

A man (30) was arrested on the Alfie Byrne Road in Clontarf after he attempted to hijack a car at approximately 10am.

It's believed the man was put under citizen's arrest after passing motorists intervened.

A man in his 30s is currently detained at Clontarf Garda Station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

Gardai said that investigations are ongoing.

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