An Garda Siochana have confirmed one person was arrested in Ardee last night after a chase involving a number of squad cars and a Garda helicopter took place in the town.
Garda officers pulled over a car and after a number of the occupants fled on foot, a chase occurred. A Garda spokesperson confirmed to ThisIsArdee.ie today that the Garda helicopter was deployed over the Rockfield and Currabeg areas in assist in the search for the suspects who fled on foot.
One passenger of the car was eventually arrested for the purposes of a drug search. He was later released without charge. The vehicle involved was a black Volkswagen Bora. The incident happened shortly after around 8.30pm.
Gardai in Ardee are asking anyone who may have information to contact them at Ardee Garda Station on 041 68 53222 and their call will be dealt with in the strictest confidence. Alternatively, people can call the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.