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Couple assaulted in front of two children in aggravated home burglary

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Brian O'Reilly

Brian O'Reilly

A couple were assaulted while their two children were in the house during an aggravated burglary in Co Galway,

Gardai in Tuam are investigating the incident that occured at Parkwest, Clonberne, Co. Galway on Tuesday night at around 7.30pm.

A man and woman, both aged in their early 30s, were returning home from work with their two children when three men entered the house and assaulted them.

They received non life threatening injuries, while the two children were uninjured.

The men took a sum of money and phones and left the house.

They are described as being East European men, thinly built and were between 170 to 180 cm in height. They left the scene but it is not known what direction they took.

Investigating Gardaí are seeking the public's assistance for anyone who may have seen anything unusual in the area from 7p.m. to 8 p.m. on the Tuesday night, 5th January, 2016 to contact Tuam Garda Station on 093 70840, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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