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Theft and Dangerous Driving of a Car, Cellbridge, Co. Kildare, 7th October 2020.

Gardaí have arrested four teens in relation to the theft and dangerous driving of a car from Cellbridge, Co. Kildare at approximately 2:40am, 7th October 2020.

Gardaí responding to an interference call in the area observed a car driving erratically. This car failed to stop for Gardaí when signalled and took off in the direction of Dublin. A contained pursuit operation was undertook which involved Garda Units from Meath and Dublin and included the Regional Support Unit and the Air Support Unit.

The operation came to a conclusion when the vehicle left the M3 motorway near Batterstown R154 where a vehicle stopping device "stinger” was utilised.

The 4 male teens were arrested and taken to Naas Garda Station and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. Two of the males are due to appear before the Children’s Court and two are due to appear before Blanchardstown District Court this morning Thursday, 8th October 2020.