Tuesday 23 July 2019

Man taken to hospital with injuries after aggravated burglary

Gardaí in Arklow are investigating an aggravated burglary which took place at a property on the Dublin Road on Monday evening.

Officers were called to the scene after an ambulance was sought at approximately 6.30 p.m.

It is understood that a number of males entered the family home and during the course of the incident, an occupant aged in his thirties was injured.

The man's family including a number of children were believed to have been present when the incident occurred.

A Garda spokesperson said that there was some damage caused to the house, but that no items were stolen during the course of the incident.

The injured party was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and the scene was sealed off for technical examinations.

There was a strong Garda presence on the Dublin Road overnight and into Tuesday morning and the Garda forensic team was due to carry out an investigation at the scene yesterday.

Wicklow People