Teen arrested after high-speed Garda chase across Cork

Teen arrested after high-speed Garda chase across Cork

A teenager has been arrested following a high-speed pursuit by Gardaí this evening from the M8 near Fermoy to Castlemartyr.

A statement from the Garda Press Office said: "At approximately 6:40pm today, Monday 27 July 2020 Gardaí detected a car driving in excess of the speed limit on the M8. 

"Gardaí attempted to stop the vehicle and a ‘managed containment’ operation ensued which ended when the offending vehicle was stopped in Castlemartyr at approximately 7:20m.

A male in his teens was arrested and is currently detained at Fermoy Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.

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