Teen arrested after 54-hour standoff at house in Donegal

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Teen arrested after 54-hour standoff at house in Letterkenny, Donegal

A teenage boy has been arrested while shotgun and ammunition have been secured after a 54-hour standoff at a house in Co Donegal.

The incident was declared a barricade incident by Chief Superintendent, Terry McGinn, Donegal Division.At around 00.30am this morning the barricade incident was resolved peacefully following a tactical intervention by the Garda Emergency Response Unit. The male teenager has been arrested and is currently detained under section 4 Criminal Justice Act 1984 at a Garda Station in Co. Donegal, where he is receiving medical assessment.


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