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Criminal damage incident, Harry St., Dublin 2, 10th May 2013

At approximately 4.15a.m. on the 10th May 2013 two males pushed over a statue of Phil Lynott on Harry Street (off Grafton Street), causing it substantial damage. Both males left the area on foot in the direction of Grafton Street and onto Wicklow Street.

They are thought to be aged in their 20s and described as - one wearing white shirt/tie, trousers/jeans and with short dark hair, second male wearing navy/dark jacket, tight hair, heavy build.

Gardaí in Pearse Street are making a specific appeal to the following people to contact them:

1) The group of people who lifted and replaced the statue after it was damaged

2) A male in a white van who may have been making deliveries at the time

3) Anyone who may have been in the area or have information

The statue has since been removed for repairs.

A photo is available by e-mail request to pressoffice@garda.ie

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardai Pearse Street 01-666 9000 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.