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Court Appearance re Burglaries in Skerries, Co. Dublin 8th July, 2020.

Gardaí have charged three men (aged in their 20s, 30s and 40s) in relation to a burglary and attempted burglary in Skerries, Co. Dublin which took place on Wednesday 8th July 2020.

At approximately 4.30pm on Wednesday, Gardaí on patrol on South Strand, Skerries attempted to stop a car with three occupants. The car failed to stop and was discovered, abandoned, a short distance away. The driver fled the scene and Gardaí apprehended the two passengers.

The car was subsequently searched and a number of items were seized, which were identified as the products of a nearby burglary reported earlier that day. The two men were taken to Balbriggan Garda Station and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

During follow-up searches in the area, the driver of the car was arrested and taken to Balbriggan Garda Station where he was also detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

All three men have since been charged and appeared before Balbriggan District Court on Thursday 9th July, 2020.