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covid breach Three gardai assaulted while responding to reports of Covid regulation breaches at house in Donegal

Two gardai were brought to Letterkenny University Hospital to be treated for their injuries, while a third officer was treated at the scene.

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Three gardai were allegedly assaulted while a responding to a report of potential breaches of public health regulations at a house in Milford, Co Donegal yesterday.

Two gardai were brought to Letterkenny University Hospital to be treated for their injuries, while a third officer was treated at the scene.

Two males, aged in their 20s, were arrested and taken to Milford Garda station and have since been charged.

They are due to appear before Letterkenny District Court on the 29th March 2021.

A third male, in his late teens, was arrested during this incident for public order offences. He has since been released without charge pending consideration for the Adult Caution scheme.

A small quantity of cocaine was seized during the incident.

Gardai say number of Fixed Penalty Notices for breaches of Public Health Regulations will be issued in due course.

Investigations are ongoing.

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