Elderly couple hospitalised after having cash and car stolen in aggravated burglary

Elderly couple hospitalised after having cash and car stolen in aggravated burglary

A man and a woman in their 80s have been hospitalised following an aggravated burglary in Co Louth.

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating the incident which happened at a house on Rock Road in Blackrock at around 8pm last night.

Two men armed with a knife, a hammer and a hatchet entered the house and locked the man and woman into a bedroom. They then ransacked the home and took cash and a car.

The elderly couple were taken to hospital suffering from shock.

No arrests have been made and gardaí are appealing for information.

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