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Gardai investigate after couple are assaulted in their home by violent thieves

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Three men entered the house and assaulted the man and woman
Three men entered the house and assaulted the man and woman

Gardai in Tuam are investigating an aggravated burglary

The terrifying incident took place last night at about 7.30pm in Parkwest, Clonberne, Co. Galway.

A man and woman, both in their early 30s, were returning home from work with their two children when three men entered the house and assaulted the man and woman, and they received non life threatening injuries.

The two children were uninjured.

The men took a sum of money and phones and left the house. 

They are described as being East European men, thinly built and were between 170 to 180 cm in height.

They left the scene but it is not know what direction they took.

Investigating Gardaí are seeking the public's assistance for anyone who may have seen anything unusual in the area from 7p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday night to contact Tuam Garda Station on 093 70840, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.