Sunday 19 November 2017

Gardai search for intruders after burglary leaves man injured in hospital

Garda Stock Photo
Garda Stock Photo

Sean Nolan

Gardai in Offaly are investigating a burglary overnight that left the occupant of a house injured in hospital.

According to gardai, at approximately 2am this morning a number of intruders forced their way into a home near Brosna in Co Offaly.

The occupant of the house, a man in his 50s, suffered minor injuries during the incident but managed to raise the alarm.

He was taken to Tullamore Hospital and gardai say his injuries are not life threatening.

The intruders left the scene with a small amount of cash.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Birr Garda Station 057-9169710 or the Garda Confidential LIne 1800 666 111.

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