Assaults Are On The Rise In Cork City And North Cork

The Echo reports there were 166 cases of assaults causing harm in Cork city during the first ten months of last year and 656 cases of minor assault 

In North Cork, the number of both types of assault cases rose from 334 to 437.

It's been confirmed Cork will be allocated 24 additional Gardaí on a temporary basis along with eight additional probationary Gardaí on a permanent basis. 

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