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Man taken to hospital after attack by burglars in the middle of the night

The thieves made off with a number of small items and a quantity of cash.

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GARDAÍ IN RATHMINES are investigating an aggravated burglary which occurred at a property in Ranelagh overnight.

It is understood two men entered the flat on Charleston Road at around 2am this morning. They threatened the male occupant and ransacked his home. A garda spokesperson said a number of small items were taken as well as a quantity of cash.

The man was injured in the incident and was taken to St James’ Hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The scene has been sealed off for a technical examination and gardaí are appealing for anyone in the area at the time who may have witnessed something suspicious to contact them.

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