Gardai renew appeal for information following attack on County Limerick pensioners

David Hurley

Reporter:

David Hurley

THE Cathaoirleach of Limerick County Council is appealing to the public to assist gardai with their investigations following an aggravated burglary at the home of three pensioners last week.

THE Cathaoirleach of Limerick County Council is appealing to the public to assist gardai with their investigations following an aggravated burglary at the home of three pensioners last week.

A number of people armed with knives forced their way into a house at Ballyluddy, Pallasgreen, at around 10pm on Thursday night.

Seventy-four year old Willie Creed and his sisters Chrissie, aged 66 and Nora, 72, were held in the house while the burglars searched the premises. All three siblings required medical treatment as they were beaten by the raiders during the incident.

The house was ransacked by the cuplrits and following the burglary, the pensioners were tied up and held in a room until the alarm was raised by a relative a number of hours later.

“Please contact the gardai or contact myself who whoever you feel is in authority,” said Cllr Mary Harty, cathaoirleach of Limerick County Council who added that she has aleady been contacted by constituents who saw a number of cars acting suspiciously in the locality last week.

Bruff Gardai can be contacted at 061-382940.