Two people have been arrested after three wax heads were stolen from the National Wax Museum in Dublin.

Gardaí investigating a report of stolen property from the museum on Westmoreland Street yesterday said a man and a woman, both aged in their 30s, had been stopped while carrying one of the wax heads and were detained.

The other two heads were recovered by members of the public.

The pair have been charged in relation to the incident and appeared in court today.