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# knife - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Man held knife to woman’s throat before barricading himself into stranger’s home, court hears

The man barricaded himself into a stranger’s home where he drank the homeowner’s beer during a three-hour standoff with gardaí yesterday, a court was told.

# knife - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Boy (16) charged with carrying out aggravated burglary with a knife at Limerick house

Judge Cashin remanded the boy to Oberstown Children Detention Campus in Lusk, Co Dublin.

# knife - Monday 8 April, 2019

High Court challenge brought over decision to expel teen for bringing knife to school

The second-year student was expelled from the secondary school he attended late last year.

# knife - Friday 15 February, 2019

Student claims he was threatened with knife before class at Wicklow school

Gardaí said they were made aware of the incident.

# knife - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Man who ran at gardaí with knife after assaulting girlfriend gets partially suspended sentence

Noel O’Doherty pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

# knife - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Gardaí investigating after teen allegedly assaulted and threatened by two men

The incident happened on Station Road, Sutton in Dublin at around 5.30pm on Wednesday.

# knife - Monday 31 December, 2018

Men charged over robbery where shop staff were threatened with knife and hatchet

Gardaí arrested the men after intercepting a car.

# knife - Friday 2 November, 2018

Man who slashed Luas passenger in the face with a flick knife jailed for 5 years

The Judge said it was ironic that the 28-year-old man’s actions were a “warped manifestation” of his devotion to his family.

# knife - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Woman with knife robs priest (86) in parochial house

The priest sustained minor injuries in the incident.

# knife - Friday 26 January, 2018

Appeal launched after homeowner 'put in noose and dragged around' his home by burglars

The man returned to his home in Ballivor on 17 January to find two armed men in balaclavas waiting for him.

# knife - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Teenager (15) who allegedly stabbed woman he met on social media app refused bail for fourth time

A garda testified that he feared the teen would be “likely to commit murder if released”.

# knife - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Suspect arrested after four people stabbed in Munich knife attack

A detained suspect “very strongly resembles” the perpetrator of the attacks, according to the Munich police.

# knife - Saturday 19 August, 2017

'Most likely not terrorism': Knife attacker injures seven in Russia

Police said they had “liquidated” the attacker.

# knife - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Man with knife arrested at Eiffel Tower

The Paris landmark was evacuated as a precaution.

# knife - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Man to appear in court over cash-in-transit robbery at shopping centre

The incident happened in Dublin on Monday.

# knife - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Armed man steals money from safe and wallets at travel agent

The raider, believed to have a knife, ordered all employees into a back office and demanded they open a safe.

# knife - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Family pet 'killed in burglary' at house in Armagh

Police are investigating a number of robberies in Northern Ireland.

# knife - Friday 14 October, 2016

Swedish man stabbed by attacker in clown mask

The Halland county incident was not the first involving clowns in Sweden.

# knife - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Two men arrested after robberies at bookies in Athlone and Castlebar

The man threatened staff with a knife in the Athlone incident.

# knife - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Man charged after woman threatened with knife during burglary

The burglary took place on Friday evening at a house in Dardistown.

# knife - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Petrol station robbers confronted and tackled by off-duty gardaí

One garda was cut in the arm during the confrontation.

# knife - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Manhunt underway after man tries to rob post office armed with a knife

The man threatened staff but got away with nothing in the end.

# knife - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

London hostage situation resolved as man arrested

Police confirmed that the situation was not terror related.

# knife - Friday 8 January, 2016

Man armed with knife forces evacuation of Kilkenny garda station

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

# knife - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Scenes of panic in UK shopping centre after reports of man with machete

Some shoppers believed an altercation between two men was a terrorist attack.

# knife - Friday 9 October, 2015

Barman who stabbed man who was in bed with his ex-partner gets suspended sentence

The judge said he was “unlikely to reoffend” and ordered that he undergo any alcohol treatment programme deemed necessary.

# knife - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

'Ninja' raiders with knife chased away by sword-wielding store owner

Don’t bring a knife to sword fight…

# knife - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Man with one leg claims he was carrying knife through town 'for protection'

Concerned locals called gardaí to report a man walking through Kenmare with a breadknife.

# knife - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

'Jennifer’s death is a tragedy, three young children have been robbed'

A knife has been found as part of the investigation.

# knife - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Three teens arrested after two elderly men hospitalised in separate attacks

One man was a taxi driver, the other was a shop keeper.

# knife - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Pensioners trapped thief in shop he was trying to rob

Ron Smith (78) and Robert Anderson (72) have been given a bravery award.

# knife - Monday 6 July, 2015

Shop workers threatened with knife in Saturday night robbery

Gardaí have recovered the weapon and a sum of cash.

# knife - Monday 29 June, 2015

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to two linked stabbings in Temple Bar

The stabbings occurred within minutes of one another on a busy Saturday evening.

# knife - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Man in critical condition after being stabbed in Temple Bar

The incident occurred just before 8pm yesterday evening.

# knife - Thursday 11 June, 2015

18-year-old arrested after three men from same family injured in knife attack

Two of the men were chased from a house and assaulted at a local petrol station.

# knife - Monday 11 May, 2015

Large knife found in toilet at Tallaght Hospital as a prisoner was being transferred

Stab vests were issued to prisoner officers as a precaution.

# knife - Friday 1 May, 2015

# knife - Monday 20 April, 2015

Teen (13) armed with knife and crossbow kills teacher in Spain

Four others were also injured in the incident.

# knife - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Police officer stabbed in the head by man who took baby hostage

The 20-year-old man has been arrested.

# knife - Friday 13 February, 2015

Thief chases man up and down street with a knife after burglary

He also stole an iPhone and cash from another occupant of the house.

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