A WOMAN was arrested after she punched a hospital security guard when she was refused entry to visit her niece due to Covid-19 restrictions.
eorgeta Serban (50) “over-reacted” when she struck the doorman twice in the chest after she left Dublin’s Temple Street Hospital briefly and could not get back in.
Her daughter, Larisa Serban (25), arrived when her mother phoned for help and she too was arrested, for shouting abuse at the investigating garda.
Judge Bryan Smyth applied the Probation Act, leaving them without convictions.
Georgeta Serban, of Manor- field, Kinnegad, Co Westmeath, pleaded guilty to assault.
Both she and her daughter, Larisa, of Springfield, Lismacaffrey, Castlepollard, Co Westmeath, admitted threatening, abusive and insulting behaviour.