Two arrested in probe into aggravated burglary at pensioner's home in Cork

Two arrested in probe into aggravated burglary at pensioner's home in Cork

A man and a woman have been arrested as part of an investigation into an aggravated burglary at the home of a pensioner last week.

The incident occurred at a house at Bull's Lane, Blackpool Road last Friday. 

Both suspects are in their 30s.

The woman, who was detained at Togher Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984, has since been charged and will appear before Cork City District Court today.

The man was still being detained at Mayfield Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

It is alleged the two individuals forced entry to a house. A man, aged in his 70s, received minor injuries during the course of the incident. 

A sum of cash was taken and some personal belongings.

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