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Investigations ongoing after two Gardaí assaulted during arrest in Clones last week

Apr 8, 2021 08:04 By News Northern Sound
Investigations ongoing after two Gardaí assaulted during arrest in Clones last week Investigations ongoing after two Gardaí assaulted during arrest in Clones last week
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They were responding on Thursday to reports of a disturbance on Fermanagh Street at the time

Investigations are ongoing after two Gardaí were assaulted during an arrest in Clones last week.

They were responding to reports of a disturbance on Fermanagh Street at the time.

The incident took place last Thursday, when Gardaí were engaging with a man understood to be involved in the disturbance.

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Part of the arrest was posted online, and showed the window of a pharmacy on the street being broken during the incident.

However, An Garda Siochána says it doesn't comment on third party footage shared on social media.

During the interaction with the man, two Gardaí were assaulted and received medical treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

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The man was arrested and brought to Cavan General Hospital for treatment.

A Garda spokesperson says investigations into the events are ongoing.

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