Three men arrested in connection with aggravated burglary in Co Tipperary

Gardaí say an elderly husband & wife were assaulted during the incident earlier this month

Three men arrested in connection with aggravated burglary in Co Tipperary

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Three men have been arrested in connection with an aggravated burglary which happened in Co Tipperary earlier this month.

On May 7th, Gardaí received a report of a burglary at a house on Old Dublin Road, Roscrea.

They say a husband and wife were assaulted by two men, who broke into the house through a side window.

The man, who is in his 90s, was taken to Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise, suffering from head injuries.

The woman - aged in her 80s - was not injured.

A 28-year-old man was arrested in Dublin yesterday in connection with the incident, and is being detained at a north Tipperary Garda station.

Two other men - aged 17 and 34 - were arrested today in the Dublin area.

They are both being held at north Tipperary Garda stations.

Gardaí say their investigations are continuing.