Woman assaulted during aggravated burglary in Kildare
Two teenagers have been arrested.
A woman is recovering following an assault that took place in her home during an aggravated burglary in Kildare last weekend.
The incident occurred in Clane on Sunday afternoon, 18 December.
During this time, two men entered a private residence, leading to criminal damage of the property. A female occupant was assaulted. Her injuries have been reported as non life-threatening.
On Friday morning (23 December), Gardaí from Clane and the Naas District Detective Unit carried out searches as part of Operation Thor.
Gardaí personnel searched two addresses in Newbridge, assisted by the Eastern Region Armed Support Unit.
During the course of this operation, two males, both aged in their late teens, were arrested in connection with the aggravated burglary.
Both men have been detained in Naas Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
A vehicle and a number of other items were seized by Gardaí for the purposes of a technical examination.
Investigations are ongoing.