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No arrests Gardai launch investigation after two handguns found in a ditch in Cork

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Firearms found in Co Cork. Photgraph from An Garda Siochana

Firearms found in Co Cork. Photgraph from An Garda Siochana

Firearms found in Co Cork. Photgraph from An Garda Siochana

Gardaí in Cork have launched an investigation after two firearms after they were discovered in a ditch yesterday. 

At around 5pm on Wednesday, gardaí from Watercourse Road received a report from a member of the public that they had found two suspected handguns at Ballycollie Road, Whitescross.

When detective gardaí arrived at the scene, they discovered a suspected revolver and a semi-automatic pistol that were uncovered in a ditch.

The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination and the Divisional Search Team and the Southern Region Dog Unit are in the process of conducting a search of the area.

Both of the suspected firearms will now be sent for analysis.

No arrests have been made and the investigation into the matter remains ongoing.

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