Gardaí are appealing for witnesses in relation to a robbery and assault incident in Fermoy on September 19, 2020.

At around 7.30pm Gardaí received a report that a man had his jacket and wallet stolen after attending a game of road bowling at Glenabo Woods. The man’s wallet is believed to have contained a substantial amount of cash.

Two men wearing balaclavas exited a grey Mercedes car and assaulted the man with what is believed to be a baseball bat. A third man, also wearing a balaclava, waited in the car which the left the scene in the direction of Cullenagh Fermoy and onward toward Cappagh Crosss following the assault.

The injured man later attended Cork University hospital with minor injuries and was later discharged.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to this incident or anyone who was in the general Fermoy area, particular Glenabo Woods, Cullenagh and Cappagh Crosss areas, who may have seen anything unusual. Gardaí are particularly appealing to any road users with camera footage to contact Fermoy Garda Station on 025-82100.

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