Sun, 20 Sep 2020

CO KILDARE, Ireland - Two men who were arrested in relation to three burglaries in the Leixlip District in the early hours of Sunday morning have been charged and appeared before the Criminal Courts of Justice, Dublin, Court 2, on Monday morning.

Garda began conducting searches after receiving reports of burglaries in the Maynooth and Celbridge areas of Co. Kildare. During this search, a vehicle failed to stop for garda when requested to do so. A managed containment operation ensued which concluded when the vehicle came to a stop on the Cappagh Road, Dublin 11.

The occupants of the car, two men, aged 25 and 35, were arrested a short time later.

Both men were brought to Leixlip Garda Station where they were being detained ahead of their court appearance in Dublin on Monday morning.

Investigations, gardai said, are ongoing.

(File photo).

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