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Man armed with knife forces evacuation of Kilkenny garda station

The station was closed for just over an hour yesterday evening.

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GARDAÍ IN KILKENNY were yesterday forced to evacuate the station after a man entered with a knife.

The man in his 40s came into the station at 6.30pm yesterday evening.

Members of the public were evacuated from the building and the station was closed.

A cordon was put in place and trained negotiators and members of the regional support unit were called in to assist.

A spokesperson said the incident was “successfully and safely resolved” at 8pm.

No one was injured and no arrests were made.

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