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.