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Man (20s) arrested after attempting to set fire to garda station in Cork

Minor damage was caused to Togher Garda Station in the incident.

Togher Garda Station
Togher Garda Station
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A MAN IN his twenties has been arrested after he attempted to set fire to Togher Garda Station on the south side of Cork city last night.

Minor damage was incurred at the station which remains closed pending a forensic examination.

The motive for the attack is unknown at this juncture.

Nobody was injured in the incident.

The man became aggressive and lit an object leading to his arrest. Investigations are ongoing.

A garda forensic unit will examine the scene.

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