Gardaí investigation launched after claims a woman tried to sell her child in Limerick 4 years ago

Gardaí investigation launched after claims a woman tried to sell her child in Limerick

Gardaí were contacted by concerned members of the public who claimed a woman was trying to sell or give away a toddler

It is believed the child involved was a little boy.

The Sun reports that the alleged incident happened outside a shop at around five o'clock in the evening on the 15th of February on the south side of Limerick city.

An investigation has now been launched into the circumstances.

A spokesperson for the Gardaí has released a statement this afternoon:

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"Gardaí at Roxboro Road are presently conducting enquiries into the circumstances of the reporting of the incident and possible child welfare issues."