Man charged in probe into damaged headstones

Man charged in probe into damaged headstones

Damage to a headstone at the graveyard at Church of St Mary and St John, Ballincollig Co. Cork.

A MAN questioned about damage to headstones in a graveyard in Ballincollig has been charged.

The man, who is in his 60s, was arrested this morning in Ballincollig and taken to Togher garda station where he was held under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

He was arrested following a report received by gardaí on Sunday about damage caused to 16 headstones in a graveyard on Station Road in the town.

He is due before Cork City District Court this afternoon.

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