25/11/2014

Man Arrested Over Hammer Attack On Lidl Store

A man has been arrested in connection with a hammer attack on a Lidl store in Ballincollig, Co Cork.

According to reports a man, aged in his 20s, used a hammer to smash his way into the Lidl outlet in the early hours of Monday morning.

The man triggered the alarm when he smashed the window, however it is believed he caused an estimated €100,000 worth of damage to the inside of the store by the time garda arrived.

The man is expected to appear before the District Court later today.

(MH/CD)

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