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Aggravated Burglary, Newbridge, Co. Kildare on the 22/11/17

Gardaí at Newbridge Garda Station are investigating an aggravated burglary that occurred at College Orchard estate on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 at approximately 8.50pm.

The injured party was at home alone and was in her bedroom relaxing. Three men gained entry to the back garden and broke into the house via the back patio door. The injured party was alerted by noise coming from downstairs and went to her bedroom door. One of the men pushed open her door and punched her in the face causing her to fall. He demanded to know where was the money. He was joined by a second man and they ransacked her bedroom. There was a third man ransacking the bedrooms at the front of the house. The injured party was brought out onto the landing where her hands and feet were tied together using a laptop cable. The three men continued to search the house. One of the men had a screwdriver.

As one of the men was in the master bedroom the injured party’s mother returned home and drove into the driveway. The men fled over a neighbours wall. Gardaí believe they made their getaway in a small silver car.

Description of Suspects

Suspect # 1 5”8 – 5”9 Heavy Build with large gut Local country accent Wearing black jacket, black runners and was armed with a screwdriver

Suspect # 2 5”8 – 5”9 Slim Build Strong Dublin Accent Brown Eyes Wearing Baseball cap with Nike logo, black jumper with white strings on hood, black skinny tracksuit bottoms

Suspect # 3 5”10 Stocky Build Strong Dublin Accent Brown Eyes Wearing wool hat, grey scarf, black jacket, black gloves, black tracksuit bottoms, black runners


• Gardaí believe the three men travelled to and from the College Orchard estate in a small silver car, 8.50pm and 9.10pm.

• CCTV captured the 3 men as they entered the back garden and broke into the house through the patio door, Gardaí would like the public to examine this footage together with the descriptions provided in the hope someone may be in a position to identify them.

Gardaí at Newbridge Garda Station are investigating tel: (045) 431 212