Army explosive hoax call

Gardai from Lucan received a call over the 999 network indicating that an explosive device was placed under a car in Beech Park, Lucan in the early hours of 11 July last.

Gardai from Lucan received a call over the 999 network indicating that an explosive device was placed under a car in Beech Park, Lucan in the early hours of 11 July last.

Gardai attended and found a device under a car in the driveway of the house.

They requested the attendance of the Army EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) team who attended and removed the item for further examination.

The device was declared to be a non viable elaborate hoax. The scene was preserved pending a technical examination by members of the divisional scenes of Crime Unit, Ballyfermot Garda Station.