Gardai investigate alleged rape in Cashel

Gardai are investigating an alleged rape in Cashel town last week while in Tipperary Town thousands of euros worth of damage was caused to lorries and cars in two neighbouring business premises.

Gardai are investigating an alleged rape in Cashel town last week while in Tipperary Town thousands of euros worth of damage was caused to lorries and cars in two neighbouring business premises.

Gardai in Cahir have confirmed they are investigating a report of an alleged rape of a female in Cashel between last Thursday, August 16 and Saturday, August 18.

A garda spokesman said they were following a line of enquiry and indicated an arrest would be made over the next few days.

He declined to disclose any further details on the alleged crime or the age of the alleged victim at this early stage of the investigation.

Meanwhile, gardai in Tipperary Town are investigating two break-ins at the Seamus Clarke Tyre Centre and Aidan Doherty’s Transport at Knockanrawley in the early hours of Monday, August 13, between midnight and 7am.

The intruders damaged five lorries parked in Doherty Transport while three cars parked in the neighbouring Seamus Clarke Tyre Centre were damaged.

Gardai appealed to anyone who witnessed suspicious activity in the vicinity of these two businesses to contact Tipperary Garda Station.

They are also the public’s help in tracking down the burglars, who stole a small quantity of cash and jewellery from a house at An Duiche, Scallagheen, Tipperary last Thursday, between 12 noon and 10pm.

And a garda investigation is also underway into the burning of an orange Honda Civic car at Glen Court in Emly around 11pm on Sunday.