827. Deputy Darren O'Rourke asked the Minister for Justice the number of minor assault offences reported to gardaí in the Navan district in 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021, in tabular form. [21976/21]


Minister for Justice (Deputy Heather Humphreys): I am advised by Garda authorities that the total count of minor assault incidents reported within Navan District since 1 January 2019 is as follows:

2019   2020  2021 (year to date, as of 23 April)
 111  112  15

The above figures are taken from the Garda PULSE system, as of 23 April 2021.
For the Deputy's information, these figures have been taken from PULSE as of 05:00 on 23 April 2021 and are subject to the qualification that they are operational and liable to change.  Crime counting rules have been applied and only primary incidents are counted.