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Two Males Arrested Following Hijacking In Lucan & Leixlip

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One of the arrested is a teenager

A man in his 20s and a male teenager have been arrested following a car hijacking and criminal damage incidents in Kildare and Dublin. 

The incidents happened in the Leixlip and Lucan areas last night.

At 9.15pm, a parked vehicle was hijacked in Leixlip.

The car was later discovered in the Lucan area and was damaged by fire.

After 10pm, a hijacking incident was then reported on Lower Main Street in Lucan.

However, this vehicle was located shortly afterwards by Gardaí.

Following Garda enquiries, a man in his 20s and a teenager were arrested in connection to these incidents.

They are currently detained at Ronanstown Garda Station.

Gardaí said that investigations are ongoing.

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