Man accused of stealing bike and carrying bolt cutters at CUH

Man accused of stealing bike and carrying bolt cutters at CUH

A 20-year-old man accused of stealing a bicycle and carrying a bolt-cutters on the grounds of Cork University Hospital was brought before Cork District Court yesterday.

Sergeant John Kelleher said gardaí were not opposed to bail but they required bail conditions for Cian Higgins including that he would reside at 134 Kilbarry Place, Farranree, remain north of the river Lee, sign in every Friday at Gurranabraher garda station and keep a curfew to be home every night between 10pm and 6am.

Judge Olann Kelleher adjourned the case for a month to allow time for preparation and service of a book of evidence.

The charges against Higgins consist of stealing the bicycle, possessing the bolt-cutters and being in possession of the black Genesis bicycle.

The 20-year-old is also charged with stealing sungglesses and €10 cash at Magazine Road on May 17 and interfering with a car at St. Francis Avenue, College Avenue, College Road, Cork.

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