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cash taken Pensioner (70s) hospitalised after gang breaks into house in Co Sligo

Gardai are keen to speak to anyone who was in the Skreen/Dromard area and who may have witnessed anything to come forward

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The injured man was brought to Sligo University Hospital.

The injured man was brought to Sligo University Hospital.

The injured man was brought to Sligo University Hospital.

A man in his 70s has been injured after a gang forced their way into a house in Co Sligo yesterday evening.

The victim was bought to Sligo University Hospital to be treated for his injuries after the incident when several men broke into a property on the N59, Skreen and assaulted him.

A sum of cash was also taken during the incident.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

They are keen to speak to anyone who was in the Skreen / Dromard area, from 4-8pm yesterday who may have witnessed anything to come forward.

They are particularly keen that anyone who may have camera footage from this area at this time (including dash-cam) to make this available to investigating gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Sligo Garda station on 071 915 7000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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