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Man and woman charged over aggravated burglary in Cork residence

The property was covered with petrol and the occupants were threatened with a knife during the incident.

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GARDAÍ INVESTIGATING AN aggravated burglary that occurred in Co Cork yesterday have arrested two people.

Two people were reported to have forcibly entered into a residence in Skibbereen yesterday morning at 5am, and proceeded to threaten its three occupants.

The property was covered with petrol and the occupants were threatened with a knife.

No serious injuries were reported and no property was reported stolen.

Following inquiries, Gardaí arrested a man, aged in his 20s, and a woman, aged in her 40s, in connection with this incident.

They were detained at Bantry Garda Station under section 4 of the Criminal Jutice Act 1984. They have since both been charged and are due to appear before Bandon District Court today at 10.30am.

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