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Aggravated Burglary in Sutton, Dublin on the 21/11/12

Adrian Donohoe

The Gardaí at Howth Garda Station are appealing for information in relation to an aggravated burglary in Sutton, which occurred at a family home on Wednesday, the 21st November 2012 at approximately 8.25am.

On the morning of the burglary the mother was returning home from dropping her children to school when she was confronted in her doorway by two men.  The men forced their way into the house.  The two raiders threatened her; one was armed with a carving knife.  They tied her up, demanding cash.  The raiders made their getaway with a quantity of cash, the woman managed to free herself and raise the alarm.

The raiders used a grey BMW 5 Series, Registration number 04 D 8653, which was stolen during a burglary in Celbridge, Co. Kildare.  They drove to Lauders Lane, Sutton where they transferred to a second car, described as a dark navy saloon type car.

Description of Raiders:

Raiders 1: Five foot ten to six foot inches in height, in his mid 30’s, fair/red hair tight shaved and he wore a baseball hat and a light coloured top.

Raider 2: He described to be slightly shorter than raider one, in his early 40’s, wearing a dark top and was also wearing a baseball cap.


• Gardaí are appealing to anyone who might have any information in relation to the Grey BMW 5 Series and where it was prior to it been used for the burglary in Sutton on the morning of the 21st November 2012.

• Gardaí are appealing to anyone who was in the vicinity of the Greenfield Road area between the hours of 7am and 9am on the morning of the burglary, please come forward.

• Anyone who may have seen the grey BMW and a dark coloured saloon car, seen together or separately in the Sutton area, to come forward. The dark coloured car bore registration number 07D, with the numbers 18 included in the registration.

• Gardaí are appealing to anyone who seen the raiders abandon the BMW and transfer into the dark saloon car at Lauders Lane to come forward.

• Gardaí are appealing to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area weeks prior to the burglary to come forward.

Gardaí at Howth Garda Station are investigating                  Telephone 01 666 4900