A woman has been charged as part of an investigation into a serious assault in Co Sligo.
Gardaí arrested a woman who allegedly assaulted a staff member yesterday evening in a premises where the woman had earlier not worn a face covering.
In a statement, An Garda Síochána said that “at approximately 6:45pm, a woman in her early 20s entered a premises in Sligo Town without a required face covering. The woman was advised of her failure to wear a face covering.”
“The woman left the premises but returned shortly after and allegedly assaulted a female member of staff a number of times with an implement before fleeing on foot,” gardaí said.
The injured staff member was taken to Sligo University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Gardaí arrested the woman and detained her at Ballymote Garda Station.