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08th Mar 2020

Two men arrested following aggravated burglary in south Dublin

Rudi Kinsella

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Two men were arrested and a hammer was seized.

Gardaí in Dundrum are investigating an aggravated burglary that occurred at an apartment in Leopardstown, Dublin on Saturday afternoon.

The incident occurred on Saturday 7 March at approximately 3pm.

Two men in their early 40s entered the apartment and were interrupted when the residents heard them in the next room. The men were detained by the residents and a number of the residents were assaulted during the incident.

Seven residents were injured during the incident, and a number of them sought medical attention.

Gardaí attended the scene as the two men were attempting to flee. Gardaí arrested both men and seized a hammer and property from them that was taken from the apartment.

Both men were taken to Dundrum Garda station where they are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 and investigations are ongoing.