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Man walking home from work in Dublin 'forced into van by pair'

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Two men have been arrested after gardai searched a van in north Dublin early this morning.

Gardai are investigating an alleged robbery and false imprisonment incident in Finglas.

At around 1.40am this morning, gardai stopped and searched a van on Main Street, Finglas.

Three males were travelling in the van at the time, including a 32-year-old being held against his will.

It's understood that the man had his mobile phone and wallet taken when confronted by the two occupants of the van

The victim was then ordered to get into the vehicle.

The man was walking home from work when the incident occurred.

Two males, both in their 20s, were arrested at the scene and are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Finglas garda station.

A wallet and phone belonging to the man have been recovered. The van was seized for forensic examination.