Man Arrested After Mini-Bus Hijacked At Dublin Airport

David Layde
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Two men have been arrested by garda after a theft of a minibus at Dublin Airport at 1 am this morning.

They have also been apprehended for alleged false imprisonment of the three passengers who were on the bus when it was stolen.

In the small hours of the morning the alarm was raised when a minibus was taken during an incident at Dublin Airport.

It is reported that three passengers were on board the minibus when two men seized the bus and drove in the direction of the M1. The passengers got off the bus a short time later on the M1 near Julianstown, unharmed.

According to reports, It is understood the minibus headed north on the M1 until it was found near Drogheda and chased by Garda units before crossing the border north of Dundalk.

The PSNI were alerted and the minibus was found again a short time later having returned across the border in Co Monaghan Gardaí discovered the bus crashed and abandoned.

The two drivers of the minibus then ran away on foot before stealing a parked car.

Breaking News reports the car was intercepted by Garda RSU members with help from Garda Air Support near Castleblayney.

Two men in their 30s, were arrested and are being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Carrickmacross Garda Station. Investigations are ongoing