Man armed with knife arrested at Tallaght hotel

A MAN armed with a knife was arrested at a Tallaght Hotel in the early hours of this morning.

At approximately 12.40am, Gardai at Tallaght were alerted to the presence of a man armed with a knife on the premises of the Glashaus Hotel in Tallaght Cross.

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According to reports, the man, who is in his twenties, resisted arrest when confronted by officers and had to be restrained before being brought to Tallaght Garda Station.

A Garda spokesman told Echo.ie: “Gardaí in Tallaght are investigating an incident which occurred at a hotel in the Tallaght area this morning [March 29] at approximately 12.40am.

“Gardaí were alerted to the fact that a man armed with a knife was on the premises.

“A number of Garda units responded to the call [and] a male in his twenties was arrested at the scene.

“He is currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4- Criminal Justice Act 1984.”

The spokesman added: “No injuries were sustained during this incident.

“Investigations are continuing.”

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