Gardaí in Leitrim have arrested three individuals, and another is in hospital, in connection with an attempted burglary in Mohill, which occurred at approximately 4.30am this morning.
Gardaí attached to Mohill Garda Station came upon these vehicles at 4.32am.
On approaching the location their patrol car was rammed.
Garda members were seen to by emergency services following this collision and are under medical review.
The Occupants of the car involved fled in a second car in the direction of Lough Rynn and Drumlish.
This car crashed a short distance away. Gardaí went to the scene of the collision and found one male in the vehicle with serious injuries.
Emergency services treated the man, and he was later removed to Sligo University Hospital where he is being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Up to four suspects fled the scene on foot.
At 9.25am today three males, one aged in their 30s, another in their 20s and a juvenile were arrested close to Mohill.
They are currently detained at Carrick-on-Shannon under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
One person is still being sought by Gardaí in connection with this matter and Gardaí have issued an appeal for witnesses who may have information in relation to this person’s whereabouts.
Anyone who was in the vicinity of this incident this Wednesday morning and who may have video footage or information regarding suspicious activity in the Mohill area is asked to contact Gardaí at Carrick-on-Shannon (071) 9650510, the Garda confidential line 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.