Thursday 19 April 2018

Two young men mugged by thief with iron bar in early hours

Gardai arrested a 19-year-old suspect
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Two young men were robbed in the early hours by a thief brandishing an iron bar.

The incident occurred on Langton Park, Green Road in Newbridge at around 4.45am on Monday morning.

The mugger demanded that the two men hand over their mobile phones before fleeing the scene.

Gardai searched the area after being alerted and arrested a 19-year-old suspect.

The stolen property was also recovered.

He was taken to Newbridge Garda station and later charged and bailed to appear before Naas District Court on September 22.

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