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Two men arrested after stolen car rams armed garda vehicles

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Gardai arrested two men last night after they attempted to break through an armed garda cordon in a stolen vehicle.

Gardai on were alerted to a burglary in Willville, Carlingford, Co Louth last night.

On arrival at the scene, gardai recovered a car which had been stolen earlier that day.

Another burglary was reported nearby and a Toyota car was stolen from that location.

Gardai from the Regional Response Unit assisted in this investigation and attempted to stop the Toyota car at Millgrange, Carlingford.

The Toyota car then rammed two garda vehicles.

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