A man was arrested in Sligo Town after assaulting a security guard with a blunt instrument yesterday morning.

The incident occurred at approximately 3:50am on Monday morning on Stephen Street in the town.

A male in his 50’s was found to be intoxicated and in possession of a weapon. 

Sligo Gardaí confronted the male and subsequently arrested him.

He was charged with a number of offences including possession of a knife and being intoxicated in a public place.

No injuries were reported.

The man was brought before Sligo District Court yesterday evening and has since been released on bail to attend the District Court again in the near future.


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