Man charged over Union Hall burglary with knife

February 10th, 2020 7:51 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

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Gardaí have arrested and charged a man in his 20s in relation to a burglary that occurred at a house in the Union Hall area of Skibbereen, Co. Cork on the 2nd October, 2016.

Shortly after 1.30am, a man enter the house and armed himself with a knife once inside. He threatened the occupant, stole their mobile phone and left the scene.

An investigation was carried out by gardaí in the Clonakilty District and a man in his 20s was arrested today, 10th February, 2020 on foot of a European arrest warrant with the assistance of the Police Service of Northern Ireland.

The man was detained at Clonakilty Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 and has since been charged to appear before Skibbereen District Court tomorrow, 11th February at 10.30am.

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