Gardaí in Pearse Street arrested three men yesterday afternoon, Tuesday 18th December, 2018 as part of an initiative to combat theft in the city centre.
The three men (43, 33 & 19 years) were arrested on Dame Court after attempting to steal a wallet from a member of the public. They were taken to Pearse Street Garda Station and have been charged in relation to a number of theft and fraud offences. All three will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice, Court 3, this morning Wednesday 19th December, 2018 at 10.30a.m.
During the course of the arrests a number of phones were seized and Gardaí are hoping to return these phones to their owners.