Members of the Armed Support Unit have arrested a man at a house at St Mark’s Estate in Ronanstown.



The stand-off began after 9am yesterday morning and continued into the early hours of the morning. The man, aged in his 40’s claimed to have been armed with a gun. He was eventually tasered and arrested by Gardaí. The man was convicted of rape and false imprisonment of a prostitute in 2004. He will be serving a 10 year sentence.

– Sam Fitzsimons