Man (28) charged in connection with burglary spree in which elderly man was injured
A 28-year-old man has been charged in connection with a number of burglaries which happened in Offaly on Monday morning.
The burglaries took place in Birr between 9 and 10am.
One man in his mid 60s received minor injuries during one of the aggravated burglaries.
The 28-year-old man is due to appear before Portlaoise District Court this morning, Tuesday 1st December 2015 at 10.30am.
The man was detained at Birr Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.