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Sam Boal

Two charged following theft of €80k worth of diamond rings from Sligo jewellers

The incident occurred on Thursday.

LAST UPDATE | 21 Jan 2023

TWO PEOPLE HAVE been charged in relation to the theft of up to €80,000 worth of jewelry from a Sligo shop on Thursday. 

The man in his 20s and the woman in her late teens are due to appear before a special sitting of Sligo District Court today at 2:30 pm. 

Yesterday, Gardaí arrested two people and recovered stolen property following the alleged theft of jewellery from a premises in Sligo.

On 19 January, officers in Sligo were alerted after several diamond rings, understood to be worth up to €80,000, were taken in the course of a theft from a premises in Sligo.

An investigation was launched and yesterday morning officers intercepted a car and searched a house in the west Dublin area.

A garda spokesman said: “A significant amount of jewellery linked with the theft was recovered and man (20s) and woman (late teens) were arrested.

“They were brought to Sligo Garda Station and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. The investigation is ongoing and further updates will follow.”

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