Axe-wielding raiders try to break into home of 94-year-old woman
GARDAI are investigating the latest in a spate of attempted burglaries at the homes of elderly victims.
In one incident an axe was used in a bid to enter the home of a 94-year-old woman in Sligo Town.
The would-be thieves failed to break in and their intended victim was unhurt.
Meanwhile, gardai in Co Donegal are investigating yet another attempted aggravated burglary.
This time the robbers left empty-handed after one of two elderly brothers living in Manorcunningham hit back using a brush shaft.