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Five arrested as gardaí target burglars in the west

During the arrests a large quantity of power tools were also seized.

Tuam Garda Station.
Tuam Garda Station.
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FIVE PEOPLE ARE being held at a number of garda stations in Galway in connection with a spate of robberies in the west of the country.

Last night’s arrests were made in Balbriggan, Co. Dublin by a number of garda units including the Emergency Response Unit.

In total four man aged between 25-30 years were arrested along with one woman in her mid-20s.

During the arrests a large quantity of power tools were also seized.

The five are being held at at Galway, Loughrea and Tuam Garda Stations.

Read: Gardaí root out Limerick drugs factory, seize ecstasy worth €150k >

Read: Two charged following armed post office robbery in Wicklow >

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