Monday 23 April 2018

Armed gardai arrest man (25) carrying an axe on the grounds of a hospital

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Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

Armed gardai arrested a 25-year-old man who was carrying an axe on the grounds of a hospital in Cork.

Local gardaí and members of the Regional Support Unit attended the incident on the grounds of a hospital at Sarsfield Court, Glanmire, Cork on Tuesday September 20 2016 at approximately 4.15pm.

Gardai said a bladed instrument was recovered at the scene.

The arrested man (25) was brought to Mayfield Garda Station and later charged in connection with the investigation.

He appeared before Cork City District Court on Wednesday September 21 where he was remanded on bail to appear at Cork City District Court at a later date.

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