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Young man arrested after he loses control of stolen Mercedes

The driver fled from the scene but was arrested a short time later.

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GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING after a 26-year-old man lost control of the stolen car he was driving and was arrested.

Early this morning two masked men broke into a house at Charlemont, Griffith Avenue and stole the keys of a Mercedes car.

The men left the house in Marino in the Mercedes and a Mitsubishi Colt.

Gardaí found both cars travelling on the M3 outbound.

A short time later the driver of the Mercedes lost control and crashed the car in the Damastown Industrial Estate.

The driver of the car fled from the scene but was arrested a short time later. The 26-year-old is currently being held at Clontarf Garda Station.

Gardaí say that investigations are ongoing.

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