Aggravated burglary in Enniskeane

Gardaí at Bandon are investigating an aggravated burglary which occurred at a private residence at Derrigra, Enniskeane at approximately 12.30am yesterday, Friday the 22nd of December 2017.

The owner of the house a man in his late 50s was assaulted by an intruder (minor injuries), the suspect fled the scene. A 45-year-old man was arrested a short time later in relation to this investigation. He was detained at Kinsale Garda station under the provisions of section 4- Criminal Justice Act 1984 as amended.

The 45-year-old man appeared before a special sitting of Clonakilty District Court this morning at 10am.

Investigations are continuing