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Man taken from home twice and forced to withdraw cash from ATM and bank in Terenure

Two people have been arrested in connection with the burglary.

Terenure, south Dublin
Terenure, south Dublin
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GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED two people in Dublin following an aggravated burglary in Terenure yesterday.

Two masked people gained entry to the house by smashing a downstairs window and threatened the male occupant at around 2am.

The man sustained minor injuries to his face.

During the course of the night, the injured man was taken to an ATM and forced to withdraw a sum of money.

Later in the morning, he was again taken from his home to a bank and forced to withdraw a substantial amount of cash. This happened at around 10am.

Gardaí were alerted to the incident and an investigation has been launched at Terenure Garda Station.

A 24-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man have been arrested in connection with the burglary yesterday evening following the search of a house.

Both are detained at Terenure Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

A substantial amount of cash has been recovered.

Investigations are ongoing.

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