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Man arrested after stabbing two gardaí in council offices

The two guards suffered minor injuries and were brought to hospital.

Dublin City Council offices
Dublin City Council offices
Image: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

A 45-YEAR-OLD MAN was arrested last week after an altercation with gardaí from the Special Detective Unit.

The incident occurred on 15 May in the offices of Dublin City Council, a Garda spokesperson confirmed.

It is not known why gardaí were called to the offices on Wood Quay, but when gardaí arrived, the man produced a knife.

In the ensuing scuffle, the two gardaí were injured and the man arrested.

The two guards suffered minor injuries and were brought to hospital.

The man was brought to Kevin Street Garda Station, where he was questioned and subsequently released. A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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