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On-duty ambulance crew members assaulted on Dublin street

A 30-year-old man has been charged in connection with the incident.

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TWO ON-DUTY AMBULANCE crew members were assaulted while attending an incident on Westmoreland Street in the early hours of this morning.

The paramedics from the Dublin Fire Brigade received minor injuries and were treated at the Mater hospital. One victim received lacerations near his eye.

Both men are said to be recovering well but will be off work for a short time.

A 30-year-old was arrested by gardaí and has been charged in relation to the incident. He is due to appear in court on 23 April.

The ambulance crew were from the Phibsboro Fire Station. They had been attending an ambulance case in the city centre at 1am when the assault took place.

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