Garda helicopter hovers over Naas

A garda helicopter was called to Naas last week as two men suspected of stealing a safe were apprehended on the outskirts of the town.

A garda helicopter was called to Naas last week as two men suspected of stealing a safe were apprehended on the outskirts of the town.

The safe was stolen from the country club attached to the Killashee House Hotel, Kilcullen Road, on the outskirts of the town at around 11pm on June 12 last.

Gardai in a passing patrol car because suspicious when they saw a car leave a school on the Kilcullen Road and they gave chase.

There were up to 5 people in the car and they took to the fields to escape the gardai. Two men, from Celbridge and Ballymahon, Co. Longford, were arrested.

The Air Support Unit was called to the scene during the search.

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