A Dublin gang boss is in custody after a major garda pursuit across the city involving over 20 cars.
he 27-year-old, known as ‘Mr Flashy’, was arrested in the Finglas area following a pursuit across west Dublin.
At one point 23 garda vehicles were involved in the chase which resulted in five men being lifted.
It’s understood the driver of the car is a criminal in his late 30s who is well-known to Gardai and has over 100 previous convictions including armed robbery and firearms offences.
He is an associate of ‘Mr Flashy’ while three other men in the rear passenger seats were also taken into custody.
It’s believed the car failed to stop for Gardai initially which resulted in the pursuit.
Gardai carried out a search of the vehicle but it’s not believed anything significant was recovered.