Gardaí investigating an aggravated burglary that occurred on Friday in Dundalk, have arrested and charged a man in connection with this incident.
At approximately 6:30am, it's reported a man entered a residence at Cox's Demesne in Dundalk armed with a hammer. He threatened the female resident of the property and left the residence with a sum of cash and car keys.
He then fled the scene in the resident's vehicle. No injuries to persons or damage to the property was reported.
A Garda investigation commenced and a man in his 20s was arrested a short time later. The injured party's vehicle was recovered.
The man was detained at Dundalk Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.