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Charged Man due in court over Cork City assault that saw victim's mobile phone stolen

The man was walking on the Lower Glanmire Road when he was struck in the face and had his phone stolen by two men

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One of two men who were arrested after a man was hit in the face and had his mobile phone stolen while out walking in Cork City is due in court this morning. 

He has been charged in relation to the robbery and assault on June 4 and is to appear before Cork City District Court this morning at 10.30am.

The other man who was arrested has been released without charge and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

A man was walking on the Lower Glanmire Road shortly after midnight on June 4, when he was struck in the face and had his phone stolen by two men. The victim attended Cork University Hospital and was later discharged.

The incident was reported to Detective Gardaí in Mayfield Garda Station on June 6 and an investigation commenced with the gathering of CCTV footage and conducting house-to-house enquiries.

As a result, two men, both aged in their 20s, were arrested on the night of June 9 in Cork city.

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