Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Advertisement

Man charged with attempted robbery of Cork city off-licence with syringe

The incident happened on Douglas Street last Sunday.

Douglas Street (file photo)
Douglas Street (file photo)
Image: Google Street View

A MAN IN his 20s has been arrested and charged in relation to an attempted robbery in Cork city last weekend.

The incident happened at an off-licence on Douglas Street at around 6pm on Sunday, when a suspect armed with what was believed to be a syringe threatened staff.

The suspect left empty-handed and detectives from Anglesea Street subsequently attended the scene and carried out a patrol of the area.

CCTV footage was gathered from the area, and a man was later arrested yesterday morning.

He was detained at Mayfield Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 and has since been charged. He will appear before Cork City District Court this morning.

Comments have been closed for legal reasons.

Making a difference

A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article.

Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can make sure we can keep reliable, meaningful news open to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.

Read next:

COMMENTS