July 12, 2024

Beer keg throwing burglar busted after late night break in at Kilkenny pharmacy

A KILKENNY man was arrested after he smashed a beer keg through the window of a well-known city-centre pharmacy in the early hours of the morning and then tried to loot the premises.

The would-be thief targeted O’Shea’s Pharmacy in Market Yard at around 3.40am last Wednesday morning, gardai confirmed to KilkennyNow.ie.

According to local gardai, the suspect picked up an empty keg of beer and threw it through the front window of the premises, shattering it in the process.

He then proceeded to try and loot the premises, but gardai arrived at the scene before he could escape.

They arrested the suspect and took him to Kilkenny Garda Station for questioning. He later appeared before Kilkenny District Court where he was charged with burglary offences.

He was remanded in custody to appear before Cloverhill Court in Dublin on February 6.

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