Gardaí are appealing for witnesses in relation to an aggravated burglary that occurred in the Hill of Down area of Meath yesterday, Monday, 16th May 2022.
Shortly after 1 pm, two men entered a residence and attacked the occupant of the home. A man, aged in his 60s, received a number of injuries and was later taken to Mullingar General Hospital for treatment. His injuries are not life-threatening.
During the incident, jewellery and a sum of cash were reported stolen. No arrests have been made at this time.
Gardaí are asking for witnesses to come forward. They are keen to speak to anyone who was in the Hill of Down and Kinnegad areas between 10:30 am – 3:30 pm on Monday, 16th May 2022, and who may have witnessed anything.
Anyone with camera footage from the area at this time (including dash-cam) is asked to make this available to investigating Gardaí.
Gardaí can be contacted at Trim Garda station on 046 948 1540, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.
Investigations are ongoing.