A man is due in court in Tipperary this morning in connection with possession of an imitation gun.
The incident happened on a train near Templemore last Friday evening.
Passengers alerted gardai that a man was on the train with what appeared to be a gun.
Gardai searched the man and found what's believed to be an imitation firearm.
A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene.
He's been charged and is due before Nenagh District Court this morning.
Gardaí made the arrest after reports of a man on a train with a firearm.
Officers were alerted to an incident on a train near Templemore station in Co Tipperary at approximately 6.50pm on Friday.
Armed gardaí supported local and plainclothes units at the scene.
A garda spokeswoman said: “A male was identified on the train.
“He was searched by gardai and found to be in possession of what is believed to be an imitation firearm, subject to a technical examination.”
The man, aged in his 20s, was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at a garda station in Tipperary under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939.
Investigations are ongoing.
By Cillian Sherlock, PA & Beat News
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