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Gardai Investigating Alleged Attempted Child Kidnapping In North Dublin

By Sarah

February 6, 2018 at 11:53am


Garda are investigating an alleged kidnapping attempt of a young boy in the north Dublin village of Rush yesterday morning. 

A 10-year-old boy was walking through Seabrook in Rush at around 11.45am when man in a blue car drove alongside him very slowly for about 200 metres, staring at him and intimidating him. 

The man did not speak to the boy, however the boy then ran into a local Tesco supermarket to raise the alarm and was assisted by staff. 

He asked staff to ring his father rang and he was collected from the supermarket. Gardai are now involved.

A Garda spokesman confirmed to Dublin Live that they are aware of the alleged incident and are currently investigating, saying: "Gardaí are investigating a report of an alleged suspicious approach to a child that is reported to have occurred in the Brookford area of Rush on 3/2/18 at approximately 11:45am.

"Enquiries are ongoing."


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