Threatening behaviour at Social Welfare Office In Co Tipperary

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Two instances of threatening behaviour at social welfare offices in Co Tipperary have been outlined in a report in the Irish Examiner.

The report, which focuses on threats faced by staff members as well as the general public at social welfare offices around the county include instances as severe as the assault on a child and threats to to use petrol bombs. 

Two instances in Co Tipperary are included in the report.

In one case in November 2012, a client is said to have entered the office and canteen of the department’s premises in Clonmel without authorisation. security was called and the man left.

In another case, in September of last year, an employee was threatened in the car park of the social welfare office in question