Garda Officer Injured In Hit-And-Run

A garda officer has been injured in a hit-and-run incident in Ballina, Co Mayo.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to the incident, involving to officers on foot patrol. It is understood that the officers tried to stop a car at about 18:00, however, the car failed to stop and one of the officers sustained minor injuries to his leg.

The officer required hospital treatment was released a short time later.

Garda said that a car has been seized in connection with the incident, but that no arrests have been made.

Anyone with any information on the incident is asked to contact garda.


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