Two men charged with robbery in Cork town to appear in court

Two men charged with robbery in Cork town to appear in court

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Gardaí have arrested and charged two men in relation to a robbery in Kinsale, Co. Cork on September 5, 2020.

Shortly before midnight two men, armed with what is believed to be a knife, approached four people in Hippy Murphy Park and demand they hand over their possessions.

The four people were made hand over cash and their jackets. The two men then left the area and the incident was reported to Gardaí in Kinsale. 

Uniform Gardaí carried out a patrol of the area whilst Detectives began gathering CCTV from the area.

Two men, aged in their late 20s, were arrested on the morning of September 7 following an investigation by Gardaí.

They were detained at Bandon Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 and have since been charged.

They are due to appear before Skibbereen District Court this morning, September 8 at 10.30.

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