Pensioner stabbed in Cork burglary

Pensioner stabbed in Cork burglary

Gardaí are investigating an aggravated burglary in Cork this afternoon, during which a pensioner was assaulted and stabbed.

The 68-year-old man returned to his house on the Cross Douglas Road in Cork City at around 4.30pm this afternoon, to find a male intruder.

A struggle ensued and the injured party received a head injury and what is believed to be a stab wound to his lower body.

He was taken to Cork University Hospital, where his injuries are described as non life threatening.

The suspect left the property with a computer and camera equipment.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch.


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