Four men arrested in connection with Monaghan robberies

The men are in their late teens and early twenties

Four men have been arrested in connection with a spate of burglaries in Monaghan Town.

The men - in their late teens and early twenties - were spotted exiting a house in the Rope Walk area of the town last night.

They fled the scene and a search operation was put into action, involving local officers and the air support unit.

They were arrested a short time later and taken to Monaghan Garda Station where they are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.