Man being questioned about Bandon assault and robbery

Man being questioned about Bandon assault and robbery
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A MAN is being questioned about an incident involving robbery and an assault in Bandon on December 1.

The man was arrested this morning and is being held under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 in Bandon garda station.

The incident occurred on Castle Road in the town shortly after 3am. The victim, a woman, was approached by a male while walking along the road.

She was knocked to the ground and her handbag was grabbed from her, before her assailant then assaulted her.

Three men who were in the area came to her aid and the attacker fled.

The woman was not injured.

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