Man to be appear before court this morning in connection with assault on Garda in Ballymun

Gary Ibbotson 23 Jan 2023
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A man in his 30s arrested by Gardaí investigating the serious assault of a member of An Garda Síochána on Saturday, January 21 has been charged.

He remains in Garda custody and is expected to appear before a sitting of Dublin District Court at 10:30 this morning.

In a statement, a Garda spokesperson said: “An Garda Síochána responded to a call concerning an incident of dangerous driving at Gulliver’s Retail Park, Ballymun, at approximately 11:30am this morning, Saturday 21st January 2023.

“During the course of an arrest, a member of An Garda Síochána was assaulted.

“A man in his 30s was arrested and was brought to Ballymun Garda station where he is currently detained.

“The member of An Garda Síochána was taken to James Connolly Hospital to be treated for their injuries which are understood to be serious but non-life threatening.

“Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward.

“Any road users who were in the area at between 10:30am and noon today, who may have camera footage (including dash cam) is asked to make it available to investigating Gardaí.

“Anyone with any information is asked to contact Ballymun Garda station on 01 666 4400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.”

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