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Incident in Town


A man has been arrested following an incident in the centre of town.

Just after 12 noon the RGP Control Room received a report of a man brandishing a knife at a business in Irish Town.

Shortly after, police received a second report of the same man brandishing a knife just outside the Hindu Temple on Engineer’s Lane.

Both RGP and GDP officers were dispatched to the area and at around 1219 a man was arrested.

Police are advising members of the public to stay away from the area of Engineer’s Lane while officers continue to search the area, which is a live crime scene and investigation. 

Any witnesses to the incident are advised to contact the RGP on 200 72500 or report online at