Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Dublin: 21°C Tuesday 9 August 2022
Advertisement

Knuckle duster found on teen arrested in Temple Bar

The youth was arrested for handling suspected stolen property.

Gardaí in Temple Bar. File photo.
Gardaí in Temple Bar. File photo.
Image: PA

A TEENAGER ARRESTED in Dublin’s Temple Bar area was found in possession of vodka and a knuckle-duster yesterday.

Gardaí seized a bottle of Smirnoff vodka, with a security tag still attached, from the 15-year-old on Asdills Row in the city centre hotspot at 8:40 yesterday evening.

He was arrested for handling suspected stolen property and a knuckle duster was located on his person when searched. The youth was taken to Kevin Street Garda Station.

The teenager was later released into the custody of his parents pending a referral to Garda Youth Diversion Office. 

A garda spokesperson said investigations into the incident are ongoing.

Making a difference

A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article.

Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can make sure we can keep reliable, meaningful news open to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.

About the author:

Céimin Burke

Read next:

COMMENTS