A special sitting of Longford District Court is taking place this evening
A man and woman are to be formally charged at a special sitting of Longford District Court this evening in connection to an alleged assault in the county town last Wednesday evening.
The pair are due before the court after a woman was approached as she exited Longford Train Station and made her way to her car in a nearby car park.
A man, who attempted to come to the woman's aid, was allegedly set upon as a result.
The male suspect who was arrested is believed to have only recently been released from prison having served a lengthy prison sentence for robbery.
His male co accused is believed to be from the Portarlington area of Laois.
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