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Man arrested on foot of European Arrest Warrant over 2016 Cork burglary

The burglary happened at a house in Skibbereen in 2016.

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GARDAÍ IN CORK have arrested and charged a man on foot of a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) in relation to a burglary which happened in 2016. 

The burglary happened at a house in the Union Hall area of Skibbereen, Co Cork on 2 October 2016.

Gardaí said that, at around 1.30am on that morning, it is alleged that a man entered the house and armed himself with a knife. 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 an EAW with the assistance of the PSNI.

He is due in court tomorrow. 

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