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Gardai arrest 'high-level targets' in morning swoop on gang

Crime DeskBy Sunday World
Two men were arrested at the scene and another man was arrested a short distance away
Two men were arrested at the scene and another man was arrested a short distance away

Three men arrested by gardai this morning as they intercepted gang during a cash in transit van robbery have been described as 'high-level targets'.

The arrests took place in Dunboyne, Co.Meath this morning

In an operation lead by the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and involving a number of Garda units, including the Special Crime Task Force, Gardaí intercepted a number of high level targets during the course of a cash in transit robbery outside a bank in Dunboyne.

Two men were arrested at the scene and another man was arrested a short distance away.

The three men in their 30s are detained at Blanchardstown and Finglas Garda Stations.  

A firearm was recovered at the scene.

Gardai are expected to announce more details at a press briefing later today.