Inishowen Councillor hailed a hero for ‘arresting’ burglary suspect

An Inishowen councillor has been hailed a hero after he was involved in the disruption of a robbery and a 'citizen's arrest' of one of the suspects.

Councillor Mickey Doherty was alerted to a suspected robbery in Quigley's Point by a member of the public and travelled to the scene with two other men.

They restrained one man while two others escaped - a second man was arrested by gardai a short time later.

Councillor Doherty earlier told the Shaun Doherty Show how he restrained the suspect with cable ties until the gardai arrived on scene: