26 Jun 2022

Garda patrol car window smashed in Halloween attack in the Midlands

Gardaí are investigating the incident

During what is usually a busy night for An Garda Síochána, the window of a garda patrol car was smashed in Portlaoise.

The incident happened around midnight on Halloween night Tuesday, October 31.

A brick was thrown from a field at the patrol car in O'Moore Place, Portlaoise while gardaí were dealing with a public order incident. 

No one was arrested. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact Portlaoise Garda Station on 057-867 4100.

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