Monday 24 September 2018

Teenage girl has vital medical equipment stolen during mugging

The girl had just stepped off a bus opposite Galway Cathedral (Pictured) when she was mugged
The girl had just stepped off a bus opposite Galway Cathedral (Pictured) when she was mugged
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A teenage girl had her phone and insulin pump during a robbery last weekend.

The girl (16) had just gotten off a bus opposite Galway Cathedral at around 1.15am when she was mugged by a man.

Her insulin pump - a vital piece of medical equipment for people with diabetes - was stolen.

A Garda spokesman told Independent.ie: "At approximately 1.15 am on Saturday a female youth while exiting a bus had her phone and insulin pump taken by a male.

"Male fled the scene. This was reported to Gardaí in Galway at approximately 2pm that day. Investigations are ongoing."

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Mill Street Garda Station at 091-538000.

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