Our website uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience and to collect information about how you use this site to improve our service to you. By not accepting cookies some elements of the site, such as video, will not work. Please visit our Cookie Policy page for more information on how we use cookies.

Aggravated Burglary, Kinnegad, Westmeath on the 17/9/12

Gardaí at Kinnegad Garda Station are investigating an aggravated burglary that occurred at the home of a young couple in Kinnegad.

On Monday evening, the 17th September, the couple were at home, their house is situated near Kinnegad on the Edenderry Road.  Shortly after 8pm the man left the house and went to a local public house nearby to do the weekly lottery for the local football club.  The woman was at home alone watching television.  Just before 10.30pm she took a rubbish bag from the kitchen to put it out the back.  As she opened the back door, she was confronted by three masked and armed men.  They tied her up, threatened her and kept her under watch for over two hours until her husband returned home.

One of the raiders confronted her husband in the kitchen when he got home.  The raider attacked and overpowered him.  The raiders continued to threaten the couple and demanded cash.  They stole a large quantity of electrical goods, cash and jewellery from the house before finally making their getaway.


• Gardaí are appealing to anyone who was in the Kinnegad area on the night of this incident or in the days prior to this and who may have seen anything suspicious to come forward.

• The raiders stole a large amount of property, Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have been offered any of the items listed to come forward.

Gardaí at Trim Garda Station are investigating                                  Telephone 046 9481540