Gardai investigating Monday night's car-ramming incident in Cherry Orchard in Dublin have searched six homes.
Officers investigating the endangerment of Garda Members, and related incidents on the 19th of September carried out the searches in the wider Ballyfermot area.
Gardai have carried out a number of searches in relation to an incident in Cherry Orchard earlier this week when a Garda patrol car was deliberately rammed.
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The searches this morning were focused on gathering evidence, and a number of items including electronic devices were seized.
No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.
Gardaí responded to reports of dangerous driving just after 7.30 pm, and saw two vehicles driving erratically.
The Official Garda vehicle was deliberated rammed on a number of occasions during the incident.
The gardai who were in the patrol car at the time were not injured, but have subsequently reported unfit for duty.
They are receiving support from their colleagues and local Garda Management, while the Peer Support Service, Chief Medical Officer, and 24-hour counselling service have been provided if required.