Exclusive: Investigation launched after Garda patrol car set alight in Carndonagh

Gardai in Carndonagh are investigating after a Garda patrol car was set alight overnight.

The incident happened outside Carndonagh Garda station on the outskirts of the town at approximately 9.30pm.

It’s understood that the car was damaged during the attack.

No arrests have yet been made and Gardai are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Carndonagh Garda Station on 074 937 4109.

Local Cllr. Albert Doherty says it's disappointing to see such a callous act take place in the town:

Donegal Deputy Charlie McConalogue's Constituency Office is close to where the incident took place: