28/08/2019

Garda Injured During Dublin Drugs Seizure

A man has been arrested and a quantity of cocaine seized following an stop and search which saw a Gardaí injured in Dublin on Monday.

The incident took place at around 6pm when a local Roads Policing Unit stopped a car on the M50 at Tallaght and discovered cocaine worth €10,000.

The vehicle suddenly fled the scene and collided with a Garda member, before being located a short distance away. The driver, a 20-year-old male, was apprehended following a short pursuit on foot and is expected before Dublin District Court this week.

The guard was treated for minor injuries at Tallaght Hospital and later discharged.



(JG/MH)

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