Two hospitalised after aggravated burglary in Finglas

Armed men tie up occupants of house, flee scene in dark coloured vehicle

Witnesses have been asked to contact Finglas Garda station on (01) 6667500 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111.

Witnesses have been asked to contact Finglas Garda station on (01) 6667500 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111.

 

Two men were hospitalised after a burglary at a house in Finglas, Dublin city, on Thursday night.

Gardaí are investigating the aggravated burglary, which took place at about 10.30 pm.

A Garda spokesman said two males entered the house on Heathfield Way armed with what were believed to be a shotgun and a knife.

The men assaulted and tied up the occupants of the house: two men and two women all aged in their 40s, as well as two children.

The assailants then left the house with a small amount of cash and drove away from the area in a dark coloured car.

The two male occupants of the house were taken to Blanchardstown hospital for treatment where their injuries were said not to be life threatening.

Witnesses have been asked to contact Finglas Garda station on (01) 6667500 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111.