Gardaí have arrested three men and recovered a car following a burglary at a pub in Cavan.
It happened in the town on Friday morning.
A car failed to stop for gardaí patrolling the N3 Dublin Road in Cavan town shortly after 6.00am.
The car was followed by gardaí to Stradone village where it crashed into a ditch.
Those in the car then fled the scene on foot.
During a follow up search, three men aged in their late teens were arrested.
It is understood the car recovered, along with a sum of cash, had been taken by intruders during the course of a burglary at a pub a number of hours earlier.
The three arrested men were taken to Cavan garda station and detained under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
A forensic examination was carried out on the car and at the scene.
Gardaí say the investigation is ongoing.