Man threatened with knife during Dublin burglary

Suspect in his 20s arrested in connection with incident in Inchicore in early hours

Gardaí said a man in his late 20s gained access to the house and proceeded to threaten a resident, a man in his early 30s, with a knife. File photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Gardaí said a man in his late 20s gained access to the house and proceeded to threaten a resident, a man in his early 30s, with a knife. File photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

 

A man in his late 20s has been arrested on suspicion of breaking into a man’s house and threatening him with a knife in Inchicore in Dublin in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The incident took place at a house on Tyrconnell Road at 1.40am.

Gardaí said a man in his late 20s gained access to the house and proceeded to threaten a resident, a man in his early 30s, with a knife.

The man was shaken but uninjured as a result of the incident, they said. The suspect was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Kilmainham Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Gardaí in Kilmainham said their investigations are ongoing.