Burglars threaten women at knifepoint in Cork

Burglars threaten women at knifepoint in Cork

Two women have been threatened at knifepoint during an aggravated burglary at their home in Cork.

Three intruders forced their way into a house in the Mahon area at 11.20pm last night.

A 65-year-old woman, who had recently suffered a stroke, and her daughter were tied up with a cable from a mobile phone and a scarf.

The intruders - two of whom were masked - escaped with upwards of €10,000 in cash.

The women managed to free themselves and raised the alarm.

They were uninjured during their ordeal.

A Garda investigation is continuing, and no arrests have been made.


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