A 86-year-old woman was assaulted and robbed by man man in Kilkenny city yesterday morning.
The incident occurred as she walked on College View, Walkin Street.
The woman is currently in St Luke’s Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
A male in his 30s was arrested and is currently detained at Kilkenny Garda Station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident, to contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056-7775000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.