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Man charged over Castlebar Garda Station arson attack

No one was injured in this morning’s attack when a ‘flaming object’ was thrown in the garda station’s public office.

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A 25-YEAR-OLD man has been charged in connection with an arson attack on Castlebar Garda Station in the early hours of this morning.

Two gardaí were on duty in the station’s public office when a man entered the premises and threw what gardaí are describing as a “flaming object” towards the counter.

No one was injured.

A man was arrested outside the station and is being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act. He is expected to appear in court tomorrow morning.

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