Gardai are investigating what appears to have been a violent hijacking of a lorry in the east Meath village of Slane last night.


Shortly before 11 pm a man claiming to be the driver of a lorry entered a licenced premises and asked for the loan of a phone so he could call Gardai to report the theft of his vehicle.


A source told Meath Live, ‘He was very shook up, he said that he was driving a twnety foot artic and heard noise from the back of it after he had parked upp, when he went to investigate he was jumpe