Three arrests made after Clonmel shop assault

Three arrests were made as a result of a garda investigation into an assault on a shopkeeper in Clonmel earlier this month.

Three arrests were made as a result of a garda investigation into an assault on a shopkeeper in Clonmel earlier this month.

The assault took place at McDermott’s shop on the corner of O’Neill Street and Western Road.The three,two males in their late teens early twenties and a female in her thirties, were released without charge.A file is being sent to the DPP.

In the last week gardai in Clonmel have detained four people in relation to the use of drugs for sale or supply.Cocaine,canabis and tablets were seized by gardai.Clonmel gardai have issued a warning to the public to be more vigilant when shopping in local stores as opportunistic thieves have pounced on a number of occasions in Clonmel shops staling purses from handbags that were being carried around by shoppers in trolleys