Elderly nun attacked and robbed on visit to Limerick

first_imgEmail Print Twitter Facebook WhatsApp NewsElderly nun attacked and robbed on visit to LimerickBy Staff Reporter – March 14, 2016 705 center_img The attack happened early on Saturday morningGARDAI in Limerick are investigating a Saturday morning attack on an elderly nun who was walking through the People’s Park on a visit to a relative last weekend.The attack saw a man approach the nun, who is in her 70s, from behind and push her to the ground.Helpless, the attacker then stole the nun’s handbag and made off through the park.Gardai later recovered the handbag, however the money that was contained inside was not found.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A man in his 20s was later arrested following a review of CCTV footage by Gardai.The elderly nun, who was mainly uninjured, was treated for shock and the distress caused by the incident. Advertisement Linkedin Previous articleLimerick goes green for St Patrick’s FestivalNext articleHomeless man’s beloved companion missing in Limerick Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ielast_img read more

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