30 Sept 2022

Man arrested after Garda bitten by pitbull in Offaly

A Garda was bitten by a pitbull dog when attending a scene at a house in Birr last weekend.

Six Guards went to the house at midnight while investigating a matter when the attack happened.

The dog bit the Garda's leg but the damage wasn't serious and his subsequent visit to the hospital was brief.

A male was arrested at the Birr house for obstructing the Gardaí in the course of their duty.

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