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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Woman stabbed for her handbag

A woman in her 20’s is recovering following a knife attack in the city centre last night.

Radio reports this morning say the woman was assaulted and robbed by two women on Roches street around midnight. It’s understood the woman received severe knife wounds two her hands as she tried in vain to stop her attackers from taking her handbag.

Gardai managed to arrest the two women shortly after the attack and brought them to Henry Street Garda station for questioning.

One of the women was released with out charge this morning, the other, a 21 year old, will appear in court later today.

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