Family threatened with hammer during break-in to home in Castle Ross
Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary at a property in a local housing estate in the early hours of yesterday the morning.
The incident occurred at 4.25am on Monday morning at the Castle Ross estate on the Castletown Road.
Two males entered the premises via a downstairs window. One of the thieves was carrying a hammer and threatened the occupants of the house with it.
The pair later fled the scene with a number of items including a Samsung Galaxy mobile phone and a Hewlett Packard laptop.
Anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area at the time is asked to contact Dundalk Garda Station on 042 9335577.