A man in his mid-30s has been charged in connection with a burglary in Kilkenny city on Friday.
The incident took place in a home at St Francis Terrace.
During the course of the alleged burglary, the man was disturbed and ran from the house.
Gardaí received a description of the man and carried out a search of the area. T
He was then arrested a short distance away.
The man was taken to Kilkenny Garda Station where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
He was later charged in relation to the burglary and appeared before a special sitting of Kilkenny District Court yesterday evening.
He was remanded in custody and will appear again on Wednesday, April 1st at Cloverhill Court.
Gardaí say that investigations are ongoing.