Couple mugged in Gatesville

Athlone police are looking for five men who mugged a couple in Gatesville on Tuesday November 30.

The woman and her boyfriend were walking down Hazel Road, at 6am, when five men threatened them with a gun and took the woman’s cellphone, shoes and handbag, according to Athlone police spokeswoman Sergeant Zita Norman.

The muggers are still at large. Anyone with information can contact the Athlone police at 021 697 9238/39.