Retired Letterkenny woman assaulted and mugged

Gardai in Letterkenny have renewed an appeal for information after a vicious daylight mugging in the town left a woman in Letterkenny General Hospital with broken bones and severe bruising.

Anna Mc Daid, a retired nurse, was violently knocked to the ground and had her handbag stolen in the attack at Mc Clures Terrace just off the High Road in the town at quarter to five on Tuesday.

Mrs McDaid's arm was badly broken, her shoulder dislocated and left unconcious during the assult.

Her husband Joe McDaid says she spent much if yesterday in surgery. He's been outlining how he heard about what happened.........

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