Firearm seized and two men arrested by gardai in North Dublin

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A firearm has been seized and two men were arrested by gardai in North Dublin today.

This occurred during an operation on Wednesday, 13 October, 2021 at approximately midday in Finglas.

A vehicle was abandoned on the N2 underpass at the M50 junction heading towards city centre.

In a follow up search two men (33 years and 20 years) were arrested a short distance away.

A firearm was recovered and the men were taken to Finglas Garda station.

They are currently detained under Section 30 Offences Against the State Act, 1939/98.

A garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this car, a black Volkswagen Golf that was abandoned on the underpass on the N2 to come forward.

“Any road users who were travelling along the N2 towards city centre between 11.45am this morning and 12.15pm this afternoon Wednesday 13th October, 2021 and who may have camera footage (including dash cam) is asked to make it available to Gardaí.

“Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

“Investigations ongoing.”

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