A man has been arrested following a burglary at a building site in Slane.

Gardaí in Navan were alerted to suspicious activity around 11.30 last night(Sunday 12th February) and on arrival observed a vehicle leaving the site.

It was stopped and searched and a large amount of suspected stolen tools were recovered.

The suspect was taken to Ashbourne Garda Station for questioning but gardaí believe a number of others left the scene as they approached.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation, is being asked to contact Navan Garda Station on 046-9079930 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666111.