Man escapes gardai in Newbridge after dropping bag with €4,500 worth of cannabis herb

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Man escapes gardai in Newbridge after dropping bag with €4,500 worth of cannabis herb

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Kildare gardai are appealing for information after a man who was stopped for a drug search in Newbridge on June 24, 2019 at 7pm managed to get away leaving behind a bag with €4,500 worth of cannabis herb.

Gardai stopped the man on Station Road in Newbridge with the intention of carrying out a drug search of the person but he ran away.

According to gardai he dropped his bag which had €4,500 worth of cannabis herb inside.

He managed to get away from the gardai across the rail line.

Gardai are now looking at CCTV from the area.

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