29 May 2022

Violent disorder incident forces Longford store to close


Gardaí at the scene of this afternoon's incident

A Longford department store has been forced to close this evening after a violent row between a number of women broke out in front of horrified shoppers.

It's understood two women attacked another female inside Penneys at Longford Shopping Centre shortly after 3pm.

One of the women is understood to have been injured and a knife was also believed to have been recovered at the scene.

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The incident prompted management to close the shop with its shutters being pulled down shortly afterwards.

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