Three held in retail theft investigation

Saturday 18 May 2013 21.49
Three people held at Enniscorthy Garda Station
Three people held at Enniscorthy Garda Station

Three people have been arrested as part of an investigation into a string of robberies in the south east.

Two women, aged in their 50s and late teens, and a man, aged in his late teens, were arrested in Carlow following the search of two houses.

The younger woman is due to appear before a special sitting of Gorey District Court this evening.

Stolen property worth over €5,000, including perfume, clothing and electrical items, were recovered.

The property is linked to a number of thefts at retail outlets in recent months.

The other woman and the young man are being held at Enniscorthy Garda Station.