Tue, 28 Mar 2023

CO KILDARE, Ireland - Two teenage youths and another in his early 20s will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice on Monday morning at 10:30am, on theft charges.

The three were arrested, along with a juvenile boy, on Saturday morning as part of Operation Thor.

The 3 older youths have been charged in relation to a number of thefts between Wednesday of last week and the day of their arrest on Saturday.

They along with the younger boy were detained at Leixlip Garda station. The juvenile was later released and referred to the Garda Youth Diversion Programme.

Following the arrests, a follow-up search was conducted, under warrant, at a property in Leixlip on Saturday afternoon. A large quantity of suspected stolen property was recovered.

Gardai say investigations are ongoing.

(File photo).

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