Woman attacked with a weapon in her own home in Clonmel

Gardaí appeal for help from the public

Woman attacked with a weapon in her own home in Clonmel

Gardaí in Clonmel have appealed for assistance for the the public in their investigationi into an an assault that took place on an elderly woman in her own home. The woman was attacked with a weapon and sustained head injuries.

The assault took place in the Old Bridge area last Thursday night.

Clonmel Gardai responded to a call where a male had unlawfully entered a house and assaulted the owner with a weapon. An elderly lady was conveyed to Tipperary University Hospital and treated for her injuries, which  are not life threatening. A short time later Clonmel gardai responding to the call arrested a male in his 40s matching the description given by the injured party and witnesses. He was subsequently detained at Clonmel Garda Station under Section 4 Criminal Justice Act 1984. He was released without being charged and a file is is being prepared for the  DPP. Gardai are appealing for any witnesses who may have been in the Old Bridge/Roaring Springs area of Clonmel or who may have CCTV or dashcam footage to please contact Clonmel Garda Station on 0526177640 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111

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