February 26, 2024

Armed stand-off between man and local gardai in Carlow home resolved

A stand-off between a man who claimed to have a firearm and the Garda at a house in county Carlow has been resolved.

Gardaí responded to an incident at a house near The Laurels in county Carlow at 6.30am this morning, following a 999 call.

A man inside the house, in a distressed state made the call and claimed he had a firearm in his home.

Members of  Kilkenny/ Carlow gardai, as well as a Garda negotiator responded and the negotiator liaised with the man.

The incident was resolved shortly after 9.30am.

No firearm was located at the property and no injuries were reported.



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