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Gardai make arrest after man found inside woman's house with a knife

Gardai make arrest after man found inside woman's house with a knife

Gardaí have arrested a 55-year-old man in connection with an investigation into an aggravated burglary that occurred at a house in Dardistown, County Dublin on Friday July 1.

At approximately 5pm a woman returned to her home to find that there was an unknown man in her house.

This man was in possession of a knife and threatened the owner.

The woman fled from the house and got into her car.

The man again threatened the woman.

He then left the scene in her car.

Gardaí arrested the man in the Ballybough area, Dublin last night shortly before 8.30pm and is currently detained at Ballymun Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.