Two men have been arrested following the seizure of a gun and ammunition in north Dublin.
Gardai tried to stop a car on Pinewood Green in Balbriggan at around 6pm yesterday - but the two men in the vehicle tried to reverse at high speed and get away.
They abandoned the car and fled on foot before being found hiding in a bush near Castleland Park View.
The car's been seized and a sawn-off shotgun and six cartridges were also found.
A sawn-off Beretta shotgun and six shotgun cartridges were seized after a vehicle was searched in Balbriggan yesterday.
Two men attempted to flee the scene but were arrested by Gardaí nearby. Currently detained for questioning in Dublin Garda Stations. pic.twitter.com/O9OfSJeBTc
— Garda Info (@gardainfo) September 26, 2020
The men, one in his 20s and the other in his 30s, are being questioned at Swords and Balbriggan Garda stations.