Gardaí recover two firearms and ammunition from stolen car

The car was searched on Casemount Avenue in Finglas on Saturday

Gardaí at Finglas recovered two firearms and ammunition after searching an unoccupied car on Saturday 6th August.

Uniformed Gardaí patrolling the area searched the vehicle on Casement Avenue, Finglas shortly before 3pm.

While carrying out the search two firearms, ammunition and a fuel canister were discovered concealed in the car.

The car, a blue coloured Nissan Pulsar, partial registration number 152 CE was stolen from the Dublin 13 area two weeks ago.

The two firearms, ammunition, the car and its remaining contents were seized for technical examination. No arrests have been made and investigations are on going.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information, particularly those who may have seen the blue Nissan Pulsar being driven in the Finglas area or elsewhere to contact them at Finglas Garda Station on 01 6667500, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.