Missing 15-year-old Shannon Quaid from Dundrum

Gardai wish to seek the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 15 year old Shannon Quaid.

Shannon was last seen at approximately 4.20pm on the 14/04/15 at the Luas stop in Glencairn, Leopardstown. She is described as being 5’ 8’’ tall with long straight brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a black leather jacket and black ripped jeans and blue runners. She also has a nose ring.

She is known to frequent Dublin city centre (Summerhill and Mountjoy areas).

Anyone who has seen Shannon or who can assist in locating her is asked to contact Dundrum Garda Station on 01-6665600, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Serial train masturbator arrested

A man in Tokyo was recently arrested after ejaculating on an 18 year old school girls skirt and is suspected of over 100 other incidents on Japanese trains.

Tetsuya Fukuda wore a jacket with holes in it in order to masturbate and ejaculate on women in crowded trains.

“I get excited when in close contact with a woman on a crowded train,” he allegedly told police.

He’s been charged with vandalism apparently for damaging the skirt.

Another victim Ria Yoneda, 26, who came forward after publicity about the case, said: “It happened to me as well but I didn’t know who had done it.

“It is just disgusting, he needs help.”

Man stabbed to death in Phibsboro

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man, 36 years, following an incident at a house in Phibsboro, Dublin which occurred on the 11th April 2015.

Shortly after 10.30pm, Saturday 11th April 2015 Gardaí and Emergency Services were called to a house on Phibsboro Road. A man, 36 years, was taken from the scene by Ambulance to The Mater Hospital with apparent stab wounds. He was later pronounced dead on Sunday 12th April 2015.

A woman, mid 40’s, has been arrested in connection with this investigation and is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Mountjoy Garda Station.

The scene is preserved pending a forensic and technical examination and the Office of the State Pathologist has been notified.

Fatal road traffic collision N2 Balrath County Meath

Gardaí at Navan are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred on the N2 between Ashbourne and Slane at Tuiterath, Balrath County Meath this morning Sunday 12th April 2015 at approximately 1.30am.

A male pedestrian was fatally injured when he was struck by a car. He was pronounced dead at scene and his body has been removed to Navan Mortuary. A post mortem is to be arranged.

The N2 is currently closed between Curtis’ Cross and Rathdrinagh Cross to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. Diversions are in place.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Navan Garda Station on 046 9036100, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.

Shopkeeper jumps on axe-wielding robber

Dramatic CCTV footage has been released of a shopkeeper leaping on an axe-wielding raider before his wife burst the prolific offender’s nose with a baseball bat. Ex-juvenile offender Shaun Andrew McKerry, dubbed Boomerang Boy or Homing Pigeon Boy in his youth, picked the wrong target when he burst into Shildon Post Office and Stores, County Durham, at 8pm on March 15. He pleaded guilty at Durham Crown Court, via videolink from prison, to attempted robbery, a court official confirmed. He will be sentenced on April 24.

Fatal RTC Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Gardaí in Castlebar are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occured on the Main N5 in the townland of Knockanour, Castlebar, Co. Mayo this evening Saturday 11th April, 2015 shortly before 7.30p.m.

The driver and sole occupant of the car, a man in his 30s, was seriously injured when his car hit a fence. He was removed to Mayo General Hospital but died later this evening. The road at the scene is closed to facilitate a technical examination by Garda forensic collision investigators and local diversions are in place.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Castlebar Garda Station on 094 9038200, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.