Gardaí said the incident took place during the late evening of June 8th. It is understood the injured party answered the door to an individual who requested using hisphone. It’s believed the man subsequently entered the house and produced a knife, demanding money. He was accompanied by two other men.
The intruders left empty-handed 15 minutes later. Gardaí are requesting anyone who may have observed any suspicious activity to come forward to assist them in their inquiries. Castlerea Gardaí can be contacted on 094-9621630.