Two held over Wexford robbery

Gardaí in Kildare have arrested two men over the robbery of a shop in Bunclody, Co Wexford in the early hours of this morning.

Two held over Wexford robbery

Gardaí in Kildare have arrested two men over the robbery of a shop in Bunclody, Co Wexford in the early hours of this morning.

The 38-year-old and 17-year-old were arrested after being stopped near Naas at about 5 am.

Two other men who were also in the car escaped on foot through nearby fields.

A large amount of cigarettes, a sledge hammer, an angle grinder, two-way radios, jemmy bars and balaclavas were recovered from the car.

Gardaí say the arrests are part of Operation Fiacla, which targets gangs involved in burglaries.

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