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Man arrested after "attempting to drive car" at gardaí

It’s understood that the man was tasered during the incident in Lucan, Co Dublin, this afternoon.

lucan The Newcastle Road, Lucan, Co Dublin Source: Google Maps

A MAN IN his early 30s has been arrested in west Dublin after attempting to drive a car at gardaí this afternoon.

The incident happened at a supermarket car park on the Newcastle Road in Lucan just after 2pm.

Gardaí were called to the supermarket over complaints regarding an assault.

“When gardaí attempted to communicate with the man, he attempted to drive his car at them,” a Garda spokesman said.

It’s understood the man was tasered and subdued by gardaí at the scene after he attempted to ram them.

He is being held for questioning at Lucan Garda Station.

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