Three held in retail theft investigationSaturday 18 May 2013 21.49
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.