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Man drives car into garda station before setting it on fire

Published 22/08/2015 | 21:17

Monaghan Garda Station
Pic: BBC NI/Twitter
Monaghan Garda Station Pic: BBC NI/Twitter

A man drove his car into the front of a garda station before setting it alight.

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The incident occurred at Monaghan Garda Station at approximately 7pm this evening.

Pictures on social media show the building sustained smoke damage following the incident.

Nobody was injured.

A man in his 40s was arrested shortly afterwards.

He is currently being detained at Carrickmacross Garda Station.

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