Belfast Telegraph

Elderly man suffers head injuries during break-in at home

A man in his 90s has been taken to hospital with head injuries after being attacked during a break-in at his home.

Gardai said the man was in the house with his wife on the Old Dublin Road in Roscrea, Co Tipperary on Sunday night when two men broke in through a side window and assaulted him.

The woman, in her 80s was not injured.

Gardai said a quantity of cash was taken in the burglary.

The man was taken to th e Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise for treatment to head injuries.

Gardai said the house has been sealed off for a forensic examination and officers appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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