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Elderly man threatened at knife-point and locked in room

The man was threatened by a lone raider at a house in Malahide, in the middle of the afternoon.

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GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING, after a 78-year-old man was threatened with a knife and then locked in a room during an aggravated burglary in north Dublin.

It happened yesterday afternoon at around 3 or 3.30pm, at a house on Old Street in Malahide.

The man was threatened by a lone, knife-wielding raider, who then left the house with a small quantity of jewellery.

The victim wasn’t injured in the incident.

Gardai in Malahide are appealing for witnesses. They can be reached on 01 6664600.

Gardaí can also be reached via the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or at any station.

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