A man is due before court today.

A man is due before the courts after robbing a man in a wheelchair in Cork city.

It happened on Monday afternoon at around 4pm when the victim was pushed to the ground and had his wallet taken.

Yesterday, a man in his 40s was arrested after a search warrant was carried out on a house and he was taken to Bridewell Garda Station and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

He has since been charged and is due to appear before Cork City District Court this morning.