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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C
# Attacked
Mother attacked by burglars in her home this morning
The woman’s son was uninjured in the incident.

A MOTHER WAS attacked by a group of men who entered her home during an aggravated burglary in Longford this morning.

Gardaí said the woman, who is in her 30s, was in an apartment with her son in Market Square in the early hours of this morning when the men entered.

Gardaí are now urging anyone who was in the area between 2am and 6am to get in touch with them as soon as possible.

A garda spokeswoman said: “At approximately 3am this morning, a number of men gained entry to an apartment in Market Square, Longford.  The apartment was occupied by a woman and her young son at the time of the burglary.

“The woman was assaulted during the incident and her son was uninjured. The scene was preserved and technically examined. An incident room has been established at Longford Garda Station and investigations are ongoing.”

“Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have been in the Market Square area of Longford town between 2am and 6am to contact them at Longford Garda Station on 043 3350570, the Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.”

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