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Arrest Aggravated Burglary, Athy, Co. Kildare. 29/7/21.

Issue Date: 29/07/2021

Gardaí in Athy are investigating an aggravated burglary that occurred at a house in Athy, Co. Kildare in the early hours of this morning, Thursday 29th July 2021.

At approximately 5a.m., one man armed with what is believed to be a knife, entered the house and the occupants awoke and confronted the man who injured the woman of the house, while trying to escape. The woman received medical treatment at the scene. A number of items was taken from the property.

A search of the scene and surrounding property commenced and Gardaí arrested one man, fitting the description of the suspect. He was conveyed to Kildare Garda station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. A number of items of property was located in the area also.

Investigations ongoing.