Duo to appear at special Longford District Court sitting in connection to alleged serious assault

Liam Cosgrove


Liam Cosgrove




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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