Tuesday 12 December 2017

Woman (86) attacked and robbed in broad daylight in Kilkenny

AN 86-YEAR-OLD woman was recovering in hospital today after she was assaulted and robbed in the middle of the day in Kilkenny city.

The elderly woman was attacked at 11.30am yesterday as she walked on College View, Walkin Street.

She suffered injuries during the incident, and is currently in St. Luke’s Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

A man in his 30s was arrested and is currently detained at Kilkenny Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

Gardai in Kilkenny are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident, to contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056-7775000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.

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