Woman robbed in Clonmel

Gardai have appealed for the public to help them solve the vicious robbery of a 50 year-old woman in Clonmel town centre last week.

Gardai have appealed for the public to help them solve the vicious robbery of a 50 year-old woman in Clonmel town centre last week.

The woman was beaten and robbed by two youths at William Street at 6.30am on Thursday, April 19.

She was waiting for a lift to work when the two youths accosted her. They escaped on foot with her purse containing a small quantity of cash.

Gardai are urging anyone in the vicinity of William Street at that time last Thursday, who may have witnessed the youths or observed suspicious activity to contact Clonmel Garda Station at (052) 6122222.

One of the robbers was described as tall and the other was small with red hair.