Four arrested in Limerick under Operation Thor after burglaries

Four arrested in Limerick under Operation Thor after burglaries

FOUR men have been arrested in Limerick under an operation targeting organised crime gangs.

As part of Operation Thor, gardai at Henry Street arrested the men following two burglary incidents and the unauthorised taking of a vehicle in the Castletroy area.

The incidents occurred this Wednesday at approximately 1am, a garda spokesperson said.

The four men, ranging in age from late teens to late 30s, were arrested and are currently being detained at Roxboro Road Garda Station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

Gardai said the investigation was ongoing.

Operation Thor actively targets organised crime gangs and repeat offenders through co-ordinated crime prevention and enforcement activity based on intelligence and the latest burglary trends.