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25/09/2021

Woman arrested and charged with serious assault in Sligo

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Gardaí investigating a serious assault that occurred in County Sligo on the evening of Saturday, 16th January, have arrested and charged a woman as part of this investigation.

At approximately 6:45pm, a woman in her early 20s entered a premises in Sligo Town without a required face covering. The woman was advised of her failure to wear a face covering.

The woman left the premises but returned shortly after and allegedly assaulted a female member of staff a number of times with an implement before fleeing on foot.

The injured female was taken to Sligo University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The woman, who presented voluntarily at Sligo Garda station, was arrested by Gardaí and detained at Ballymote Garda Station.

She has since been charged and will appear before Sligo District Court on Thursday, 21st January.

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