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Firearm Recovered and Man Arrested in Kildare on the 13/8/19

As part of Operation Thor Gardaí from Kildare have arrested a man in his 20s in possession of a firearm yesterday, Tuesday 13th August 2019. 

Gardaí from Kildare were on an Operation Thor patrol at Brownstown, Co Kildare when they observed a male with a concealed item. On searching the male, a firearm was recovered which he had concealed on his person. 

The man in his 20s was arrested and is currently detained at Kildare Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 Criminal Justice Act 1984. 

Investigations are continuing. 

Note: Photograph of firearm attached.  

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