Gardai in Castlerea are investigating two separate incidents that took place over the past week.

On Saturday morning last, an aggravated burglary occurred at a house in the Knockroe Park area of Castlerea, shortly before 5.30am.

A man in his 20's was seriously assaulted after confronting two men in his home.

The man was taken to Sligo University Hospital, and Gardai in Castlerea are investigating.


Gardai are also investigating an armed robbery that took place at a service station in Frenchpark last week.

Two men, allegedly armed with a slash hook, entered the business premises at about 9.10 pm last Thursday night and stole a small sum of cash.

No-one was injured in the incident, and investigations are ongoing.


Gardai in Castlerea are asking anyone with information on either incident to contact them at 094 - 96 21630.




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