Belfast Telegraph

Man forced to withdraw cash by masked raiders

A man was taken from his home and forced to make two withdrawals from a cashpoint and a bank after masked thieves broke in.

Gardai said the attackers smashed a downstairs window of the home in the Terenure area of south Dublin at about 2am on Wednesday and threatened the man inside.

A substantial amount of cash was recovered after the alarm was raised.

The attackers initially forced the man to go to an ATM to take out money and later he was taken to a bank and ordered to make a second withdrawal.

Gardai said the man suffered an injury to his face during the incident.

A man aged 27 and a woman aged 24 were arrested after a house in the city centre was searched, gardai said.

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