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Man to appear in court after pitbull set on gardaí

He will be in front of the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin later this morning.

Image: Shutterstock/David Robert Perez

A MAN IS set to appear in court over an alleged incident earlier this week where three gardaí were injured.

This saw the 39-year-old man allegedly set his pitbull dog on the gardaí when they tried to search his house in Termonfeckin, Co Louth.

He will be appearing before The Criminal Courts of Justice, Parkgate Street, Dublin later this morning.

He also allegedly produced a knife during the course of the incident.

The three gardaí who received injuries during the incident were all taken for treatment to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. All three have since been released.

The gardaí involved received injuries to their legs and arms.

The man was being held at Drogheda Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

The house had been sealed off for a detailed technical analysis to take place.

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