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Court Appearances - Violent Disorder Incident, Clonmel, County Tipperary, Thursday 9th April 2020

The three men and one woman arrested in connection with this incident have been charged and will appear before a special sitting of Clonmel District Court tomorrow morning Saturday 11th April 2020 at 11.30am.

Previous Press Release Refers:

Four people have been arrested by Gardaí as part of an ongoing investigation into an incident of alleged violent disorder and affray in Clonmel on Thursday 9/4/2020.

On Thursday 9th April shortly after 1am Gardaí from Clonmel were alerted to reports of a violent disturbance involving a group of people at Cooleens Close in Clonmel. Gardaí dispersed the group and arrested one man under the public order act at the scene. Another man required hospital for treatment following the incident. It’s understood those involved are known to one another. The man arrested at the scene was later charged and released. The injured man has since been discharged from hospital.

In a follow up operation this morning (10/4/2020) members of the Armed Support Unit (ASU) along with detectives and members of the drugs unit based in Clonmel, carried out an arrest operation. During the operation three houses in the Clonmel area were searched and three men (aged 30s, 40s and 60s) and a woman (40s) were arrested. All four are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Garda Stations in south Co Tipperary.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and in particular to anyone who in the Cooleens Close area of Clonmel in the early hours of Thursday morning to come forward. Anyone with information is asked to contact Clonmel Garda Station 052-6177640 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.