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Gardaí have arrested and charged a man in relation to possession of a stolen bicycle and a bolt cutters in Cork city on May 17, 2020.

At around 7pm Gardaí from Bishopstown were on patrol in Wilton when they stopped a man, aged in his early 20s, in the grounds of Cork University Hospital.

The man was found to be in possession of a bolt cutters and a bicycle that Gardaí believed to have been stolen.

He was arrested and brought to Togher Garda Station where he detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

He has since been charged and is due to appear before Cork City District Court this morning at 10.30am.

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