Shopkeeper assaulted in Clonmel raid

A shopkeeper was assaulted when raiders entered McDermott’s shop on the corner of ONeill Street and Western Road in Clonmel.

A shopkeeper was assaulted when raiders entered McDermott’s shop on the corner of ONeill Street and Western Road in Clonmel.

The gang,one armed with a baseball bat,attacked the shopkeeper, a long time male employee, when during the raid wh ich occurred on the 25th September at 8.30pm.

The shopkeeper sustained head injuries in the attack.Nothing was taken from the shop during the raid.

Clonmel gardai are following a definite line of inquiry.

Gardai investigating the matter are appealing to the public to assist them.

They would like to talk to people who might have been in the vicinity of the shop around the time of the incident.

Clonmel station can be contacted at 052 6122222