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Man Charged/Court Appearance - Disturbance at Ballyogan, Co Dublin on 16/02/17

Gardaí have charged a male in his 40s in relation to this incident.

He is due to appear before Dun Laoghaire District Court this afternoon.
Previous Press Release.

Garda Press Office

Gardaí from Cabinteely were called to a house in Ballyogan Green, Dublin 18 this morning, 16th February 2017 at approximately 11:20am due to a disturbance.

A number of Garda Units attended the scene. A Defence Forces Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) team was requested as a precaution.
A female in her 30's was held hostage in the house by a man in his 40's. After a short period of time the female left the house unharmed.

Negotiators were in constant contact with this man and at approximately 3:30pm he left the house and was taken to hospital for treatment. A replica firearm was recovered in the house. Investigations are on-going.