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Robbery and False Imprisonment Incident in Finglas, Dublin on the 13/4/17

Gardaí are investigating an alleged robbery and false imprisonment incident in Finglas on the 13th April 2017.

The investigation commenced at approximately 1.40am this morning when Gardaí from Finglas stopped and searched a van on Main Street, Finglas. Three males were travelling in the van at the time including a 32-year-old being held against his will.

It’s understood the man had his mobile phone a wallet taken when confronted by the two occupants of the van before they ordered him into the van moments earlier. The man was walking home from work when the incident occurred.

Two males, both in their 20s, were arrested at the scene and are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Finglas Garda Station. A wallet and phone belonging to the man have been recovered. The van was seized for forensic examination.

The investigation is ongoing and further updates will follow.