Castlebar Assault on GSRMA Member – Updated

In early November 2012, a Retired Garda while out walking with his wife near Lough Lannagh, Castlebar was assaulted by a 15 year old youth. The victim was treated for his injuries at Mayo General Hospital.

A 15 year old youth appeared before Swinford District Court charged with “Assault Causing Harm to a Retired Garda”.  The accused was remanded on bail to Ballina District Court in December.  In April, the accused appeared before the court with a plea of guilty to the serious charge against him. The District Court Judge remarked that there maybe a “Chink of light”.

On Monday afternoon last, in broad daylight the youth who had assaulted the Retired Garda was stabbed in broad daylight.

Read the Mayo News for update by clicking here

Read a more detailed account of the incident in the Mayo News, click here

Read a report on the District Court Case, just click here

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