Garda responding to car blaze bottled in early morning attack
A garda was hospitalised following an early morning incident in Cabra, Dubln 7.
Officers responded to a call that a car was ablaze at New Campbell’s Bridge area at 5:30am this morning.
On arrival a male garda was attacked by a man in his 30s who assaulted him with that is believed to be a bottle.
The officer was brought to Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown where he received a number of stitches to his leg.
The garda has since been discharged from hospital.
A man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with this incident and is currently detained at Finglas Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4- Criminal Justice Act 1984.
Investigations are continuing.