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Four arrested in connection with organised mobile phone theft ring

Four arrested in connection with organised mobile phone theft ring

Three men and one woman aged between 19-27 years were arrested yesterday morning in connection with the theft of mobile phones from mobile phone stores nationwide, in connection with Operation Thor.

A number of searches were carried out in Tallaght, Clondalkin and Portarlington, Co. Laois and a number of suspected stolen mobile phones were recovered.

The individuals were detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, at Lucan and Leixlip Garda Stations.

All four were charged as part of the investigation and appeared before a sitting of Dublin District Court this morning.