Letterkenny Mayor says more gardai may be needed after assault

The Mayor of Letterkenny says if more gardai are needed on the streets ofthe town, then thy should be provided.

Cllr Tadhg Culbert was speaking in the wake of a brutal attack on a retired nurse in Mc Clures Terrace las Tuesday afternoon as she walked to the shops. Anna Mc Daid underwent surgery to insert pins into a broken arm after she was attacked by a man who took her handbag.

Cllr Culbert, who knows the Mc Daid family was himself the victim of an assault some years ago. He says such incidents leave people afraid to go out, and that must be addressed.........

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