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Court Appearance - Aggravated Burglary and Assault Incident Ardee, Co. Louth 17 April 2020

A man in his 20s is due to appear before a of Ardee District Court this afternoon (19/4/2020) following an aggravated burglary incident in Ardee, Co Louth on 17 April 2020.

At approximately 9.10pm on Friday, Gardaí responded to reports of an aggravated burglary in the Ferdia Park area of Ardee. It’s understood two males entered and assaulted a man in his 40’s before fleeing the scene in a car with a number of items of property.

The injured man was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda for treatment. (His injuries are not life threatening).

In a follow up operation Gardaí arrested a male in his 20’s in the Dundalk area a short time later. He was detained at Dundalk Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

He is expected to be brought before a special sitting of Ardee District court this afternoon at 1pm (19/4/2020) to face charges in connection with this incident.

The investigation is ongoing.