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13 Aug 2022

Arrest made after local mugging and car theft attempt

Arrest made after local mugging and car theft attempt

Arrest made after local mugging and car theft attempt

Gardaí have made an arrest after a mugging in Portarlington.

Portarlington and Portlaoise Gardaí have been investigating the robbery from a person that occurred in Portarlington on Sunday, January 24 at approximately 6pm.

A bag was stolen from the victim.

A subsequent report was made of an attempted theft from a vehicle in the area.

Gardai searched the area and located a male suspect. He was arrested and subsequently charged with the robbery and interference with the mechanism of a vehicle.

The stolen items were located.

This man was later charged and will appear before court today.

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