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Four Men Arrested and Charged Following Public Order and Criminal Damage Incidents, Tullamore

Four men have been arrested and charged following public order and criminal damage incidents that occurred at Arden View, Tullamore on Thursday 9th April 2020.

Following a number of incidents of criminal damage in the area on the night of Wednesday 8th April 2020, Gardaí were at the scene when an altercation broke out between numerous persons at Arden View Estate.

A man in his early 40s received serious head injuries and was taken to Midlands Regional Hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. 

A car was also damaged during the incident. No other serious injuries were reported.

In a follow-up operation conducted by local Gardaí with the assistance of the Armed Support Unit, four men (two in their 20s, one in his late teens and one in his late 40s) were arrested.

A number of weapons believed to have been used during the public order incident were also seized for technical examination.

The four men were detained at Tullamore Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

The men have since been charged in connection with this incident and they appeared at Tullamore District Court this afternoon Friday 10th April 2020.

Investigations are ongoing.