Gardaí Search Athlone Home In Relation To An Aggravated Burglary

Two men have been arrested and remain in custody.

Two men have been arrested following the search of an Athlone home in relation to aggravated burglary 

The men entered a residence at the Hill of Down, near Kinnegad last week and attacked the occupant of the home.

The victim was taken to Mullingar Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

A sum of cash and jewellery were also reported as stolen.

Gardaí conducted a search of a home in Athlone on Saturday, where a number of items were seized and two men, aged 40 and 21, were arrested.

They remain in custody and investigations are ongoing.

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