September 19, 2020
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Wicklow gardai hunt for suspected stowaways who escaped from truck in Newtown

Gardai in Wicklow are hunting for several suspected stowaways who are believed to have escaped from a truck in the county earlier today.

The truck, which came into the country through Wexford’s Rosslare Port early this morning, was delivering a load in an industrial estate in Newtownmountkennedy when the men were seen jumping from the back of it.

Gardai have said they are investigating “possible immigration offences” following the incident which happened at around 10.50am.

“The truck is currently detained for technical examination. This is an ongoing investigation and no further information available at this time,” a Garda spokesperson told the Irish Mirror.

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