Gardaí injured in two separate assaults in Dundalk

Gardaí Injured In Two Separate Assaults In Dundalk
Two gardaí were injured in the incidents in Co Louth. File photo
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Two gardaí in Dundalk, Co Louth were injured on Tuesday in separate incidents.

One female garda was assaulted and admitted to hospital with a broken nose and injuries to her eye socket after seizing a vehicle in the Ramparts area of the town.


While on patrol with another officer, the garda stopped a vehicle driven by a man aged in his 30s.

The man became abusive and assaulted the female garda at the scene.

He was arrested and has since been charged. The man is due to appear before Dundalk District Court on January 6th, 2021.

Another garda was injured at a public order incident in the Coes Road area of Dundalk at around 9.20am on Tuesday.

Gardaí attending the scene dealt with a man who became abusive. He assaulted one of the gardaí who received facial injuries but did not require medical attention.

The man was arrested and has also since been charged with a court appearance due on January 6th, 2021.

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