Man arrested under European Warrant for burglary in West Cork more than three years ago

Man arrested under European Warrant for burglary in West Cork more than three years ago

Gardaí have arrested and charged a man in his 20s today in relation to a burglary that occurred at a house in the Union Hall area of Skibbereen on October 2, 2016.

Shortly after 1.30am on that date, a man entered the house and armed himself with a knife once inside. 

He threatened the occupant, stole their mobile phone and left the scene.

An investigation was carried out by Gardaí in the Clonakilty District and a man in his 20s was arrested today on foot of a European arrest warrant with the assistance of the Police Service of Northern Ireland.

The man was detained at Clonakilty Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 and has since been charged to appear before Skibbereen District Court tomorrow, at 10.30am.

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