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Two men charged after machetes, axes and baseball bat seized in Cork

Two men have been charged after the seizure of a number of weapons in Cork city yesterday afterno...
Stephen McNeice
Stephen McNeice

10.17 30 Dec 2020


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Two men charged after machetes...

Two men charged after machetes, axes and baseball bat seized in Cork

Stephen McNeice
Stephen McNeice

10.17 30 Dec 2020


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Two men have been charged after the seizure of a number of weapons in Cork city yesterday afternoon.

Gardaí stopped and searched a car on Kyrl's Quay at around 3pm.

Three machetes, two axes, a pick-axe and a baseball bat were discovered during the search.

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A small quantity of cannabis was also found during the search.

The four people in the car were arrested.

Two males - one in their early 20s and another in their late teens - have been charged and will appear before Cork District Court this morning.

Two other male teenagers were released, pending a referral to the Youth Diversion Programme.

Main image: Photo of the weapons and cannabis seized in Cork yesterday. Image: An Garda Síochana via Twitter

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