Gardaí have arrested a man following an incident of Criminal Damage and Assault which occurred in Newbridge Garda Station on the 10th May 2021.
At approximately 9:00pm yesterday evening, a man entered the public office of Newbridge Garda Station and began to spray a liquid, believed to be petrol, from a container on the environs and onto himself and Gardaí.
Vigilant officers restrained the man as he attempted to ignite the liquid. No physical injuries were reported.
The male remains detained, but is currently at hospital receiving medical assessment.