25/10/2017

Finglas Gardaí Station Evacuated In Security Alert

Finglas Gardaí Station was evacuated on Tuesday afternoon, 24 October, in an emergency security operation.

The alert began at 3pm when a member of the public arrived at Finglas Garda Station with a suspicious device recovered near his home. As a precaution Gardaí evacuated the building and put a cordon around the station.

The scene was declared safe at 5pm. A device was recovered and removed by Army EOD for further examination and assessment.

The cordon and local traffic diversions have been lifted and Finglas Garda Station has reopened to the public.

The investigation is ongoing.

(MH)

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