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Garda probe Man quizzed over aggravated burglary after resident threatened with knife in south Dublin

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A man is being quizzed by gardai this afternoon after another man was threatened with a knife during an aggravated burglary in Dublin city.

The man, who is in his late 20s, is being held after he was arrested at the scene on Tyrconnell Road, Inchicore in south Dublin.

Another man, the resident of the house, who is in his early 30s, was left shaken by the terrifying incident but was uninjured.

“Gardaí in Kilmainham are investigating an aggravated burglary at a house on Tyrconnell Road, Inchicore, Dublin 8 in the early hours of this morning,” a garda spokesperson said.

“At approximately 1.40am this morning one man in his late 20s gained access to the house and proceeded to threaten the resident, a man in his early 30s, with a knife.

“The man was shaken but uninjured as a result of the incident. The suspect was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Kilmainham Garda station under Section 4of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.”

Gardai added that investigations are ongoing.

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