Man arrested in connection with car-jacking of German tourists

The stolen Volvo which was involved in the crash at Clara Vale

A man has been arrested in connection with the car-jacking of German tourists last May, between Laragh and Rathdrum.

On the 19th of May last year 4 men crashed a Volvo into tour bus at Clara Vale, a group of German tourists then drove up behind the incident and were forced from their vehicle while they were stopped.

The men then made their escape in the tourists’ black German-registered Mercedes which was later recovered in Carlow.

The man was arrested following the search of a house in West Dublin this morning.

He was detained at Wicklow garda station, he was released this evening a file is being prepared for the DPP.

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