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Arrest made as part of local ATM raids probe

Ulster Bank Ardee ATM theft
The scene in the early hours after the ATM theft at Ulster Bank on Saturday December 21 2019.

A man in his late 20s was arrested on Monday in relation to the spate of ATM thefts and attempted thefts that have occurred across the Northwest and Northeast regions, including in Dunleer and Ardee late last year.

The male was arrested in Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan for an offence contrary to Section 73 of the Criminal Justice Act 2006. The male has an address in Northern Ireland. The arrest was made by gardaí attached to Monaghan Garda Station, supported by the Special Detective Unit (SDU).

The male is currently detained at Monaghan Garda Station under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act 2007.

In addition, today the PSNI in support of An Garda Síochána have carried out a search in the Crossmaglen area of Co. Armagh.

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