19 May 2022

Offaly ambulance crew assaulted in terrifying incident

Offaly ambulance crew assaulted in terrifying incident

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An Offaly ambulance crew have been attacked in Offaly today.

Gardai arrested a violent and intoxicated male this afternoon, Wednesday, June 16, following the assault on two ambulance personnel in Tullamore.

The ambulance had been responding to an incident in a house in the town when the incident happened. 

Tullamore Gardai assisted by members attached to Portlaoise Garda Station arrested the man.

Three patrol cars followed by a garda van sped through the town this afternoon to the Garda station. 

Gardai say a court date will follow.

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