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29 May 2022

Woman appears at special Longford court charged with burglary, criminal damage and assaulting garda

Longford Courthouse

Longford Courthouse

A woman has been remanded in custody this evening after appearing at a special court sitting in Longford charged with burglary, criminal damage, trespass and assaulting a female garda.

The 21-year-old, who is from Eastern Europe, appeared before Judge Kevin Kilraine shortly before 8pm.

She was charged with burglary at a shop on Earl Street in Longford town, trespassing at a house along Convent Road and criminal damage at a second shop, this time along the Dublin Road area of town.

It was also alleged the woman later assaulted a female garda at Longford garda Station and obstructed a peace officer during the course of their duty.

She was remanded in custody and is due to reappear at a sitting of Longford District Court next Tuesday.

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