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25/07/2021

Arrest made after aggravated Dundalk home burglary

Gardai

Arrest made after aggravated Dundalk home burglary

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.

He has since been charged and will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice on the morning of Saturday, 21st November, 2020.

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