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Suspect who fired projectile through garda car window on the run in city centre

Crime DeskBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
Suspect who fired projectile through garda car window on the run in city centre
The vehicle remained in the centre of the road after the incident
The vehicle remained in the centre of the road after the incident
Armed gardai on the street
Armed gardai on the street

A man who fired a glass bottle through the window of a garda car on Dublin’s notorious Sheriff Street is on the run somewhere in the city.

The suspect, who is aged in his early 20s, is said to have been in a drunken rage when he attacked the vehicle.

Armed gardai swooped on the street shortly after the incident.

It is unclear if gardai intend to search premises on the street for the young man but teams of riot garda have congregated in the area.  

The suspect had previously been involved in a collision with a garda car in 2015 which left him in a serious condition in hospital.