02/12/2019

Woman Assaulted & Robbed In Co Cork

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a woman was robbed and assaulted in Co Cork.

The incident happened on the Castle Road in the town of Bandon early on Sunday morning, 01 December.

Investigators said she was approached by a man while walking on the route at around 3am. The individual stole her handbag, knocked her to the ground and assaulted her.

Three men then came to her assistance.

Gardaí are hunting a suspect who is described as 6ft tall and was wearing black clothing with 'PUMA' written across the jumper.

Anyone who saw the suspect that evening or was in the Castle Road area between 2.45am and 3.30am is urged to get in touch.

The victim did not require medical attention and no arrests have been made.



(JG/CM)

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