Gardaí investigate as taxi driver allegedly has gun put to his head in car jacking

Gardaí are investigating a car jacking incident in Dublin in the early hours of this morning.

Gardaí investigate as taxi driver allegedly has gun put to his head in car jacking

Gardaí are investigating a car jacking incident in Dublin in the early hours of this morning.

The incident happened at 3am when a 43-year-old male taxi driver picked up a male passenger on the Crumlin Road and was told to drive to Dolphins Barn.

A short time later the passenger told the taxi driver to pull over, he said had a gun and an object was placed to the head of the taxi driver.

The passenger then drove off in the car.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested and he is being questioned at Sundrive Road Garda Station.

The taxi was later found abandoned in Ballyfermot and no firearm was recovered.

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