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Man arrested in Jobstown estate after early morning M50 chase

Several garda units gave chase after the car was spotted on the M50. The man’s being questioned in Tallaght.

Updated at 9.10am

garda1 Source: Facebook

A MAN HAS been arrested in the Jobstown area of south-west Dublin after an early-morning chase involving several garda units.

An SUV was reported stolen in the Tallaght area at around 5am.

It was later spotted nearby, on the M50 – and local garda units gave chase, following the car at speed throughout the area.

There were no collisions, and no-one was harmed.

The car was eventually stopped, and the man apprehended before 7am, a garda spokesperson confirmed.

He’s been taken to Tallaght Garda Station for questioning.

Footage posted online this morning showed garda cars giving chase to an SUV-type vehicle, across green areas in a housing estate.

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