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Two 'clamp fairies' arrested for removing clamps from cars in Dublin

Gardaí issued fixed charge penalty notices to the owners of vehicles parked on the same footpath.

TWO MEN HAVE been arrested for cutting clamps off cars in Dublin city.

Gardaí from Pearse Street arrested and charged the men, who referred to themselves as ‘clamp fairies’.

clamp2 One of the clamps that was cut Source: Gardaí

clamp1 The angle grinder used to cut the clamps Source: Gardaí

clamp3 One of the vehicles parked on the footpath Source: Gardaí

The men are said to have removed Dublin City Council clamps from cars in the city centre.

Gardaí issued seven fixed charge penalty notices to the owners of vehicles parked on the same footpath in the city. Due to the obstruction other vehicles had to drive on the opposite footpath in order to pass.

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