Suspect arrested for attempted robbery on busker in Kilkenny City

Mary Cody

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Mary Cody

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mary.cody@kilkennypeople.ie

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A 26-year-old male has been arrested in connection with an attempted robbery on a busker in the city centre.

The incident happened at 6.20pm on Rose Inn Street on Monday when a male brandished a screwdriver and threatened the musician and demanded cash.

The suspect was restrained by a number of people until the gardaí arrived a short time later.

He was arrested and detained at Kilkenny Garda Station.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to contact them on (056) 7775000.