Gardaí in Urlingford investigate 'slap in the face' incident

Mary Cody

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Gardaí in Urlingford investigate 'slap in the face' incident

Gardaí in Urlingford are investigating an assault that occurred on the centre of the town in broad daylight.

The incident occurred at a pedestrian crossing on the main street at around noon on Wednesday. 

According to a garda spokesman a man dismounted his bicycle at the crossing.

"A motorist driving a red Lexus pulled up at the crossing and got out of his car, words were exchanged and the
driver slapped the cyclist on the side of the face. No injuries were sustained. Gardaí in Urlingford are
investigating," he said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Urlingford gardaí on (056) 4441222.