Man robbed at gun point

2015-08-11 06:00

Athlone police have confirmed a house break-in in Murton Road, Rylands on Thursday last week.

The incident occurred at about 20:00 when a man was parking his car inside his garage. Two unknown men entered the garage by keeping the garage door open.

Both suspects approached the man, and one of the suspects pointed a firearm at the victim.

A struggle broke out and one shot went off. The landlord then pressed the panic button and the two suspects grabbed the victim’s house keys and ran off. Fortunately, no-one sustained injuries in the scuffle.


Anyone with information can contact Athlone police on 021 697 9238 or 021 697 9239

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