Gardaí issue urgent appeal after elderly man and woman threatened at knife point during burglary 11 months ago

Gardaí issue urgent appeal after elderly man and woman threatened at knife point during burglary

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses.

A man (aged in his 70s) and woman (aged in her 80s) were threatened at knife point in the course of a burglary in Cork on Sunday (13 February).

The intruder entered the house on Boyce's Street in the Gurranabraher area of Cork City shortly after 7.30am, and left on foot with a sum of cash.

Both victims were treated at the scene by Emergency Services personnel, and their injuries are not described as life threatening.

Gardaí are appealing for information and are keen to speak with anyone who was in the vicinity of Boyce’s Street or neighbouring streets between 6.30am and 9.00am who may have witnessed anything.

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They are also appealing to any road users with video footage from the Gurranabraher area between those times, to make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gurranabraher Garda Station on 021 4946200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

The investigation is ongoing.