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Man stabbed by raiders during Tallaght burglary

Alderwood Green Tallaght
Alderwood Green Tallaght

A man was stabbed in the hand during an aggravated burglary at a South Dublin home overnight.

Gardaí are investigating the terrifying attack at a home in Alderwood Green, Tallaght.

Three men, armed with knives, arrived at the rented home in the estate at around midnight and entered the building.

A male resident was stabbed in the hand before the raiders escaped with a number of phones.

The trio fled and emergency services were called.

The victim was taken by ambulance to Tallaght Hospital where he was treated for "defensive wounds".

A neighbour said there has been a large number of gardaí in the estate all morning and blood is visible on the wall of the home where the attack took place.

Gardaí in Tallaght have launched an investigation and they are appealing for anyone with information to contact them on 01-666 6000 the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.