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Fifteen dogs rescued and five people arrested following Tipperary operation

Fifteen dogs rescued and five people arrested following Tipperary operation
Pearse Street Garda Station in Dublin, Β© PA Archive/PA Images

Five people have been arrested following a joint-agency search operation in Co. Tipperary.

The search was conducted by members of the GardaΓ­, Defence Forces, Revenue Customs and the ISPCA at a number of premises in Clonmel on Wednesday morning.

Three caravans, suspected to have been stolen, were seized, along with an estimated €2,000 worth of drugs, 15 dogs and three horses.

Three men and two women were arrested during the course of the operation.

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One man and the two women have since been released without charge and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

Investigations are ongoing.

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