Gardaí in Macroom area appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery, from a person which occurred on Saturday 12th January, 2019. The attempted robbery occurred shortly before 10pm, at Railway View, Macroom.

Gardaí say that a woman was walking along Railway View, when a man who was described as being 5’6 – 5’10 and was wearing dark clothing, approached her from behind and tried to take her handbag.

The man then left the scene, empty handed and headed in the direction of St. Coleman’s Park. The woman was not injured during the incident.

Gardaí in Macroom are appealing for anyone may have witnessed the incident or who were around Bowl Road, Dan Corkery Place or St Coleman’s Park between 9.30 and 10.15pm on Saturday the 12th of January 2019 to contact Macroom Garda Station on 026-20590, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.