Woman arrested in connection with Cork city centre robbery

Woman arrested in connection with Cork city centre robbery
McCurtain Street, Cork. /Picture: Denis Scannell

GARDAÍ have arrested a woman in her 20s in relation to a robbery incident on McCurtain Street on Saturday.

Shortly after 1pm a woman was walking on McCurtain Street when she was assaulted and had her mobile phone stolen by another woman. The woman who was assaulted was taken to Cork University Hospital with minor injuries and has since been discharged.

Gardaí from Watercourse Road, who were patrolling the area at the time, attend the scene and arrested a woman on Lower Glanmire Road.

She was brought to Mayfield Garda Station and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. She has since been charged and is due to appear before the courts at a later date.

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