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Man arrested after smashing up Cork Lidl with hammer

The incident happened last night.

Image: Remy de la Mauviniere/PA Images

GARDAÍ HAVE CONFIRMED that a man in his mid-20s has been arrested after breaking into a Lidl in Cork.

The man entered the shop in Ballincollig at about 11.30pm last night.

It is believed he smashed up part of the shop with a hammer, causing thousands of euro worth of damage.

He was arrested at the scene and is currently being held under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

A spokesperson for the supermarket chain said the company was “not in a position to comment” as the matter is being investigated by gardaí.

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