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A Man Has Appeared Before A Court Following A "Machete" Attack In Carrick On Shannon.

: 08/20/2019 - 13:35

A man is due back in court in October following an alleged 'machete' attack in Carrick on Shannon in Leitrim over the weekend.

The 30-year-old was arrested on Saturday night in the town centre and was charged with possession of an offensive weapon at a special sitting of the District Court on Sunday following an alleged fight outside a chip-shop

It's understood gardaí used a newly operational CCTV system to identify the men involved and were able to react quickly to defuse the situation.

Footage of the alleged incident has been shared on social media which shows a weapon, believed to be a machete or large knife, held by one of the men.

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