A 19-year-old woman was assaulted and her handbag was stolen while Hurricane Ophelia raged across the country yesterday.
The incident took place at 5:30pm at Centre Point, Mountrath.
The woman experienced minor injuries and was reported to be very frightened after the incident.
A 27-year-old male was charged and is due in court on Tuesday morning, October 17.
In a separate incident, thieves stole from a coffee shop in Mountmellick.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.