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Three people arrested following burglary in Lisgrey in Cavan

May 19, 2021 16:05 By News Northern Sound
Three people arrested following burglary in Lisgrey in Cavan Three people arrested following burglary in Lisgrey in Cavan
The quad used by the suspected culprits.
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One woman was arrested at the scene while two men were arrested following a chase.

Three people have been arrested following a burglary in Lisgrey in Cavan.

Shortly after 5am this morning Gardaí responded to an alert from a personal pendant alarm, after a break in at a residence.

This incident took place in the early hours of this morning the 19th of May in Lisgrey.

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On arrival Gardaí arrested a woman at the scene, and observed two men fleeing on foot from the area.

During the course of a chase the men stole a quad bike from another premises and attempted to flee on it.

Local residents assisted Gardaí to locate the individuals involved and arrested two men.

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Three people, one woman in her 40s, and two men in their 30s are currently detained at Bailieborough Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
Investigations are ongoing in relation to this matter.

Inspector Lionel Mullally from Bailieborough Garda Station said, "The activation of a pendant personal alarm and the assistance of local residents is what led to the quick response and these arrests today."

He said it is a testament to the community in Lisgrey that they were there to provide this assistance and came out in support of their neighbour.

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Gardaí would like to take this opportunity to remind the public that if they are interested in getting some personal safety advice or learning more about obtaining a personal pendant alarm, they can contact their local Garda station and An Garda Síochána will be happy to help.

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