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Aggravated burglary in Tullamore, Offaly on the 11/2/13 – Arrest

Gardai in Tullamore have arrested a man following an aggravated burglary at a house in St. Bridgets Place, Tullamore on the 11th February 2013.

The incident occurred at approximately 6pm when a lone male forced his way into the house of an elderly female and threatened her. He proceeded to steal an amount of cash. The male was disturbed when the woman's daughter returned to the house and he fled the scene. Neither woman was injured in the incident.

Gardai investigating the incident arrested a man in his 20's a short time later in the Tullamore area. He is currently detained at Tullamore Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.