Two men arrested following spate of business robberies in Limerick and Tipperary 9 months ago

Two men arrested following spate of business robberies in Limerick and Tipperary

The arrests were made following a search of homes in Galway.

Gardaí have arrested two men and seized two vehicles in relation to eight burglaries at businesses in the Limerick and Tipperary area.

All robberies are reported to have taken place in the early hours of Wednesday morning (15 January).

As part of the investigation, an operation was put in place by detectives in Henry Street Garda station in Limerick, with the assistance of the Armed Support Unit in the western region, as well as Gardaí from Tipperary, Limerick and Galway.

As part of the operation, three houses were searched this morning (Saturday 18 January) in Galway, and two men in their 20s were arrested.

They have been brought to Henry Street and Roxboro Road Garda stations in Limerick, where they are currently detained under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007.

During the search operation, two vehicles were also seized for technical examination.