Investigation Underway Into Alleged Assault In Co. Tipp

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Gardaí in Clonmel are appealing for any witnesses to an unprovoked attempted theft and assault in Clonmel this morning.

The incident happened between 11am and 12midday on the on Blueway.

A man in his 50s was cycling along the Blueway in the vicinity of Carey’s slip, he was pushed from his bicycle and an attempt was made to take his bag from him.

Two members of the public shouted at three males who had surrounded the man, those males fled on foot in the direction of the Waterford Road via the car park.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or have information are asked to contact Clonmel Garda Station on 052 6177640 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111