Gardaí release pictures of vehicles connected to tiger kidnapping

A family of three are said to be traumatised following the 13-hour long ordeal

Gardaí release pictures of vehicles connected to tiger kidnapping

Gardaí want to hear from anyone who may have noticed a silver Volkswagen Caddy (pictured) with an 09 D registration Image: Garda Press

Gardaí are renewing their appeal for information following a tiger kidnapping in Dublin.

A family of three are said to be traumatised following the 13-hour long ordeal which ended yesterday morning in Meath.

Officers in Coolock would like to hear from anyone who may have noticed a silver Volkswagon Caddy van with an 09 D registration number at Gracefield Road, Artane and Chesnut Grove, Dunboyne - or between those areas - in the lead up to Wednesday's night's attack.

Gardaí have released two photographs to assist the public in recognising any activity involving both vehicles on the second and third of December 2015 or at any time in the lead up to Wednesday night's kidnapping and the subsequent theft.

Image: Volkswagen Caddy (Credit: Garda Press)

The volskwagen Caddy was stolen at Glasnevin Avenue, Dublin on the night of the 29th / 30th October 2015. It was fitted with false number plates matching a similar authentic VW Caddy van. Gardai are also anxious to hear from any person who may have knowledge of this vehicle since the date it was stolen.

Gardai are also appealing for information on a white box type Ford Transit van which was parked in the vincinity of Corballis Road Business Park, Dublin Airport between 7am and 8.30am on the 3rd of December 2015.  This vehicle bore a partial registration number 12 D.

Image: Ford Transit van (Credit: Garda Press)

Anyone with information is asked to contact Coolock Garda Station on 01- 6664200.