Videos of a male breaking out of a Garda van have been circulating online.
An Garda Síochána has confirmed that a teenager was arrested in Galway on suspicion of theft.
The video appears to show the teen prising the side door of the van open before running across a shopping centre car park.
Garda statement on the incident: pic.twitter.com/Ce5qb6rLrf
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A spokesperson said he "absconded" from the official Garda van while "Gardaí were conducting further enquiries into the incident."
They say they are investigating at present.