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Man in 70s Injured During False Imprisonment And Assault In Monkstown

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A man in his 70s has been assaulted after being falsely imprisoned in a house in South Dublin.

A number of men, dressed as workers, forced their way into the property in Monkstown.

The men knocked on the door of a house in Carrickbrennan Lawn in Monkstown at about 8.15 yesterday morning.

They then forced their way in and held the four occupants of the house against their will.

One man, aged in his 70s, was assaulted and later taken to St. Vincent's Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The men stole a number of items from the house, before leaving on foot in the direction of Monkstown village.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed suspicious activity to contact them.

The gardai said in a statement:

''Gardaí in Dún Laoghaire are appealing to any person who may have witnessed this incident to contact them.Any persons or road users who were in or around Carrickbrennan Lawn and Monkstown village this morning Monday 21st August between 7.30a.m. and 9:00a.m. and who may have video/dash cam footage is asked to contact investigating Gardaí.Anyone with information is asked to contact Dún Laoghaire Garda Station at 01 666 5000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.Investigations ongoing.''

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