Gardaí at Dundalk Co Louth are investigating an aggravated burglary which occurred at a house on Rock Rd, Blackrock, Co Louth at approximately 8pm last evening, Tuesday 23rd April 2019.
Two men armed with a knife, hammer and hatchet entered the home of an elderly couple (male & female both in their 80s).
They proceeded to lock both persons into an upstairs bedroom before ransacking the house and took cash and a car.
The elderly couple were taken to Hospital suffering from shock.
No arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.
Investigating Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact Dundalk Garda Station on 042-9388400. The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.