Man arrested after walking into Garda Station, spraying petrol on Gardaí and attempting to light it
A man in his 20s has been arrested following an incident of Criminal Damage and Assault which occurred in Newbridge Garda Station in Kildare on Monday.
Around 9pm, the man entered the public office of the Garda Station where he began to spray a liquid from a container - believed to be petrol - on himself, on Gardaí and in the room.
Gardaí then restrained the man as he attempted to light the liquid.
In a statement, Gardaí said that no physical injuries were reported in the incident.
The man is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act1984