Man ‘at­tacked car in hatchet frenzy’

Irish Daily Mail - - News -

A MAN has been ar­rested af­ter go­ing on a ram­page with a hatchet in Co. Done­gal.

The man threat­ened passers-by and then at­tacked a car in Let­terkenny at around 7pm on Wed­nes­day evening.

The in­ci­dent hap­pened at Cas­tle Street, close to St Eu­nan’s Cathe­dral.

Gar­daí were alerted to the in­ci­dent and ar­rested the man.

He was taken to Let­terkenny Garda sta­tion and was later charged with crim­i­nal dam­age.

He is to ap­pear be­fore Let­terkenny Dis­trict Court in the com­ing weeks.

No­body was hurt in the at­tack but dam­age was caused to at least one car.

Gar­daí say they do not yet know the mo­tive be­hind the at­tack.

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