26/10/2016

Investigation Launched Over Alleged Kidnapping In Co Louth

Gardaí in Co Louth are investigating reports that a man was forcibly kidnapped on Tuesday evening, 25 October.

It is understood witnesses reported seeing a silver Mercedes travelling towards the M1 at around 5.30pm on the Ardee Link Road when it was rammed from behind by a grey Toyota Avensis.

Three men are believed to have got out of the Avensis and removed a man from the Toyota before forcing him into their car and driving away at speed.

Gardaí in Ardee are appealling for anyone who was travelling on the Ardee Link Road between 5pm and 6pm yesterday to contact Gardaí at Ardee on 041 6853222, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

(MH/CD)

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