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Man in his late 70s burgled and terrorised by thug in north Dublin

Man in his late 70s burgled and terrorised by thug in north Dublin

A thug held an elderly man at knifepoint after they broke into his home in Malahide, Co Dublin yesterday afternoon.

A lone male forcibly entered the house between 3pm and 3.30pm on Old Street, Malahide, gardai report.

He left the house with a small quantity of jewellery after locking the elderly man into a room.

Gardai in Malahide are now investigating the aggravated burglary and have appealed for witnesses.

Witnesses or anyone who may have seen a male acting suspiciously in the vicinity of Old Street, Malahide can contact gardai on 01 6664600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.