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Burglary and False Imprisonment at John Street, Pimlico, Dublin 8 on the 10/3/15.

Burglary and False Imprisonment - Crimecall 28.9.15

The Gardaí at Kevin Street Garda Station are investigating a burglary and false imprisonment incident that occurred on Tuesday 10th March 2015 between 7.15pm and 7.35pm at John Street, Pimlico, Dublin 8.

The injured party, who is an 84 year old woman answered a knock on to her front door. There was a male standing at the door and he told her she had just won a prize at a local public house. The woman became suspicious and tried to close the door but the male pushed her into the house and into the sitting room. He grabbed the woman around the neck with his right arm and demanded money from her. The injured party pointed towards her handbag and the man grabbed it. He then took hold of the woman again and dragged her into the bathroom and attempted to lock her in. The man left the woman in the bathroom and fled from the house. The woman waited for a few moments before raising the alarm.


Gardaí at Kevin Street Garda Station are investigating       Telephone 016669400