BREAKING: Garda hospitalised after he was bitten during disturbance in Waterford city, young man in custody
A local Garda was hospitalised after he was bitten on the hand as officers attempted to arrest a young man in Waterford city this evening.
The incident occurred on The Quay at around 4.50pm.
A Garda source told WaterfordNow.ie officers had been called to the scene following a disturbance.
A confrontation ensued, during which an officer was bitten on the hand.
A young man was arrested at the scene and taken to Waterford Garda Station, where he remains in custody.
The injured officer was taken to University Hospital Waterford for treatement.
More details to follow.