14/12/2007

Firefighters Hose Down Sword Attacker

A man has been arrested after reportedly attempting to attack firefighters with a sword in Dundalk, Co. Louth.

It is understood that the attack happened in Marion Road as firefighters attempted to put out a fire in a car around 1.50am on Friday.

It is believed that a man appeared from the crowd that had gathered nearby and then ran towards the firefighters, brandishing what appeared to be a samurai sword.

The firefighters were forced to turn their hose on the man in order to defend themselves. The man was then later arrested and taken to Drogheda garda station.

(KMcA)


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