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Horror crime Gardai appeal for witnesses to aggravated burglary near 'The Tenters' in Dublin


Kevin Street Garda Station

Kevin Street Garda Station

Kevin Street Garda Station

Gardai have launched an appeal for witnesses to an aggravated burglary that occurred in Merton Park on 21 November.

The burglary occurred in an area - known by locals as 'The Tenters' - at approximately 11:30pm.

A garda spokesman said two armed males entered the house in Merton Park and assaulted the occupants before leaving the scene in a white van.

A man and woman were taken to St James’ Hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The spokesman said: "Witnesses who may have been in the vicinity of Merton Park, Dublin 8 between 23.15 hrs and 23.45 hrs on 21st November 2020 are now being sought.

"Investigating Gardaí would also like to speak to any persons who may have dashcam footage and who were in the area around Merton Park commonly referred to as the "Tenters” and may have seen a small white Ford Transit Connect van, partial registration 06D, with a roof rack in the Dublin 8 area, between 22.30hrs and midnight on 21st of November 2020."

Anyone with information can contact Kevin Street Garda Station on 01 666 9400 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1 800 666 111.

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