Burglar arrested after attack with wheel brace in Co Kerry home

Tuesday, March 2


Gardaí have arrested a man involved in an aggravated burglary that occurred at a house in Rahoonane, Tralee, yesterday afternoon.

The man gained access to the residence at around 4pm and proceeded to assault the resident of the property with a wheel brace. 

The occupant of the property did not require medical treatment.

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene by Gardaí a short time later. 

 He was brought to Tralee Garda station where he was detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. 

 He has since been charged and is due to appear before Killarney District Court at 10:30am this morning.