Man held over Donegal break-in


Gardaí in Letterkenny have arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with a burglary at Kilmacrennan, Co Donegal in the early hours of this morning.

Just before 4am, a man entered the home of a 69-year-old woman, who was alone in the house at the time.

The intruder forced his way into her bedroom, threatened her and demanded cash, but fled the scene empty-handed. No injuries were sustained in the incident.

A short time later, gardaí arrested a man in connection with the break-in. He is being held at Letterkenny Garda station under Section Four of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.