A man in his 80s has been injured in an aggravated burglary in Dublin.
Three armed men are reported to have entered a house at Kettle's Lane, Swords on Friday between 3am and 4am on Friday morning.
They demanded money and assaulted the home owner. They stole a small amount of cash.
Gardaí say he suffered non life-threatening injuries in the incident. He was taken to Beaumont Hospital for treatment.
The men were wearing dark clothing and balaclavas and fled the scene with a small amount of cash. In their appeal for information, the Gardaí said two of the men spoke with Dublin accents.
Anyone with information is being urged to contact Gardaí at Malahide on 01 6664600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111 or any garda station.