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Man drives car into garda station before setting it on fire

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Monaghan Garda Station
Pic: BBC NI/Twitter

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.

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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