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Elderly man in critical condition after being beaten with 'pole'

Crime DeskBy Sunday World
Elderly man in critical condition after being beaten with 'pole'

An 88-year-old man has been seriously injured during an aggravated burglary in Co Wicklow.

The incident took place at approximately 9pm on Wednesday evening in Shillelagh.

The 88-year-old man suffered serious injuries during the assault in his home.

He is described as being in a serious condition in hospital.

It is understood the man was attacked with a 'pole or a bar-like implement', a source told the Herald.

A small sum of money was taken during the brutal attack.

Gardai are now investigating the incident.

The authorities have appealed to the public for any information they may have.

Three men are currently being sought in relation to the incident.

Ken Foy

Via Herald