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Dublin: 7 °C Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Teen arrested as sawn-off shotgun and drugs seized in Tallaght

Gardaí arrested the man in his late teens in the Jobstown area of the south Dublin suburb this evening.

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A MAN IN his late teens has been arrested as gardaí in Tallaght this evening seized a sawn-off shotgun as well as €200,000 worth of cannabis herb and heroin.

Gardaí recovered the firearm along with a number of cartridges when they searched a car in the Jobstown area of Tallaght in south Dublin at around 6.30pm this evening.

Heroin and cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €200,000, subject to analysis, were also seized.

The man is being detained at Tallaght Garda station and enquiries are ongoing, gardaí say.

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