Gardaí in Dublin have confirmed that a man has been admitted to hospital following a hostage earlier today.
It is believed Gardaí were alerted to the incident in Ballyogan Green at approximately 11.20am this morning, were a disturbance took place.
It is understood a woman aged in her 30s was held hostage in the house by a man in aged his 40s. In response to the distress call a number of Garda units attended the scene along with a Defence Forces EOD team.
Gardaí have said no one was seriously injured in the incident as the female hostage left the house unharmed.
However the man suffered minor injuries after negotiators managed to persuade him to leave the premises at approximately 3.30pm. The man was taken to nearby hospital for treatment.
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