Four arrested after high speed chase

Three men are being questioned by Gardai following a high speed chase across two counties, which involved a Garda helicopter.
Three men were being quizzed by detectives yesterday (Tuesday) after a high speed chase across two counties, which involved a Garda helicopter, ended in dramatic fashion.

Three men were being quizzed by detectives yesterday (Tuesday) after a high speed chase across two counties, which involved a Garda helicopter, ended in dramatic fashion.

The men, all of whom are known to Gardaí, were stopped by eagle-eyed officers during a routine patrol of the greater Drumlish area during the early hours of Tuesday morning.

It’s believed they were questioned after a burglary had been reported just moments earlier in a nearby housing estate.

A fourth man, who was also part of the same gang, managed to temporarily give Gardaí the slip in a car which detectives believe may have been stolen at around the same time.

For more on this story, see this week’s Longford Leader.