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Two men arrested in relation to Cork city robbery released without charge

A man in his early 20s was assaulted by a group of men earlier this month.

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TWO MEN ARRESTED in connection with a robbery incident that occurred in Cork city earlier this month have been released without charge.

In the early hours of Saturday 7 December, a man in his early 20s was walking on Pouladuff Road when he was assaulted by a group of men.

They stole his wallet and mobile phone and then fled the scene.

Gardaí investigating the robbery arrested one man (20) on Wednesday 18 December and a second man (22) yesterday. 

Both men were detained at Bridewell Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 and later released without charge.

Files are due to be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

A garda spokesperson said that investigations are ongoing into the incident. 

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