Print Email Linkedin Facebook NewsLocal NewsThree serious incidents of aggravated assault in cityBy admin – September 29, 2011 589 WhatsApp Advertisement Previous articleFuming on ‘The Dangers of Tobacco’Next articleCharged with threatening to kill mother of three admin Twitter IN three separate incidents of aggravated theft in the city, a man and a woman were assaulted and a second woman was threatened in the past week. A female assistant at a shop in the Catherine Street area was pushed to the ground and kicked when a thief entered the premises in search of money during busy shopping hours. At around 4.20pm on Saturday September 24, a male entered the shop wearing a dark hoodie and tracksuit bottoms and with his face concealed by a scarf.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Having pushed the employee to the floor, the raider kicked her in the leg, stole €700 and fled down Roches Street, taking a left onto O’Connell Street.Gardaí are appealing for anyone in the area and who may have seen this male running away from the scene, to contact them.In a second incident of aggravated theft from the person, an injured party was assaulted by two men on Quinn Street on Thursday night, September 22.The man had been walking down South Circular Road when he noticed two males arguing.In order to avoid them, he took a different route, but was followed by the men, who assaulted him and took a wallet from his back pocket.One of the culprits was dressed in black with his hood up and the other was wearing a white top with black sleeves.Both had Limerick accents.Henry Street gardaí are appealing for information. In a third case, on Wednesday, September 21, a male wearing a white Adidas hoodie, with the hood pulled up, entered a shop on Henry Street and threatened a female staff member at around 2.15pm.The culprit demanded that the till be opened, and that the employee hand over her wallet, before leaving the shop on foot. Gardaí are appealing for anyone who was in the city at the time to contact them.
2019 FIBA Wâ€™CUP QUALIFIERSNanterre Basketball of France player, Aminu Abdul Alade and Lawal Olaseni of Scandone AV of Italy have both madeÂ Â sensational return to Dâ€™Tigers team ahead of this monthâ€™s 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers holding in Lagos.Both players who last featured for the senior national teams at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil have been recalled by Dâ€™Tigers Head Coach, Alex Nwora for the crunchy games against Mali, Rwanda and Uganda. The duo will be joined by team captain, Diogu Ikechukwu (Sichun Blue Whales, China), Uzoh Benjamin (CB Caballero De Culican, Mexico), Mbamalu Bryant (CD Vildivia, Chile), Zanna Talib (Ironi Nes-Zionâ€™s, Italy), Emenago Obinna Clinton (Rouen Basket, France) and Mike Efevberha (Beirut Club, Lebanon).Meanwhile, nine other new faces have also been called and are likely to make their national team debut if selected in the final 12-man team for the third window of the qualifiers.Listed are Omoerah Keith Sado (Baerum Basket, Norway), Braxton Ogbueze Jai (Charlotte University, USA), Nwora Jordan (University of Louisville, USA) Agada Caleb Apochi (Prat, Spain) and Okosun Augustine Obehioye (Sameji, Dominican Republic).Others are London-based Jesse Adekoya, Attah AbdulAziz (Jean Brebeau, Canada), Mehinti Tosin Idowu (Lavrio, Greece) and Moses Kingsley (Antwerp Giants, Belgium).To adequately prepare the team for the task ahead, Dâ€™Tigers will play four friendlies against CÃ´te dâ€™Ivoire, Gabon and Benin Republic.The first two games will be against Cote d’Ivoire in Abidjan on 23rd and 24th June, 2018 while on the 26th and 27th, they will face Gabon and Republic of Benin respectively.The team will start its campaign on the June 29thÂ at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram