Man arrested after Garda pursuit from Tallaght to Portlaoise

A MAN in his thirties has been arrested following a Garda pursuit that started in Killinarden in the early hours of this morning and finished in Portlaoise.

According to a Garda statement, a man was arrested near Carn in Portlaoise shortly after 3am this morning (Tuesday, April 2) following an alleged incident of criminal damage in Killinarden.

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A Garda spokesperson said: “A male in his 30s was arrested near Carn, Portlaoise shortly after 3am this morning following an incident of criminal damage in Killinarden Heights in Tallaght earlier.

“He earlier failed to stop for gardai.

“He is currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station.”

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