TWO men have been arrested after getting in a fight with involving “offensive weapons” only meters from the Garda station.
According to RedFM, a slash hook, a hatchet and a machete were all involved in the incident in Cork.
Cops in Anglesea Street Garda station were alerted to the altercation at around midday today.
The two men involved – aged 24 and 22 – were taken to Bridewell Garda station and charged.
In a statement to the Irish Sun, a Garda spokesman said: “Gardaí in Anglesea Street Garda station were alerted to an altercation outside the station this afternoon Monday 18th October, 2021 at approximately 12 midday.
“Gardaí went to the scene and two men (24 years and 22 years) were arrested with a number of offensive weapons.
“They were taken to Bridewell Garda station where they have since been charged.
“They are due to appear before Cork District Court tomorrow, Tuesday 19th October 2021.”
Meanwhile, on Saturday a man was arrested following an attempted robbery in Co Cork where a taxi man was held at knife point.
It was one of a number of incidents that happened over the space of eight days.
Gardai were appealing for witnesses over the past few days and made an arrest following the incidents.