Two held after aggravated burglary in Cork

Four occupants of house at Blarney Street attacked during early-morning raid

Two people were treated in hospital following the aggravated burglary in Cork.

Two people were treated in hospital following the aggravated burglary in Cork.

Tue, Apr 2, 2013, 13:39

Two people were treated in hospital after they were attacked during an aggravated burglary at a house in Cork early this morning.

Three men armed with implements entered the home at Monastery Hill, Blarney Street, between 2.35am and 3am, a Garda spokeswoman said.

They assaulted the four occupants - two men and two women, all of whom are in their mid-20s.

The suspects fled but two were located shortly afterwards by gardaí. The third suspect escaped on foot, the Garda spokeswoman added.

A 32-year-old man and a 25-year-old man were arrested and they were detained at Gurranabraher Garda station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

A man and a woman living at the house were taken to Cork University Hospital where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Gardaí in Gurranabraher have appealed for witnesses.