18 January 2021
By Elaine Murphy
Gardaí investigating an aggravated burglary that occurred in Skibbereen on yesterday (Saturday) at approximately 5am, have arrested and charged a man and a woman.
Two persons were reported to have forcibly entered into a residence proceeding to threaten the three occupants present. The property was covered with petrol and the occupants were threatened with a knife during the incident.
No serious injuries were reported and no property was reported stolen.
Following enquiries Gardaí later arrested a man, aged in his 20s, and a woman, aged in her 40s, in connection with this incident.
They were detained at Bantry Garda Station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. They have since both been charged and are due to appear before Bandon District Court on 18/01/2021 at 10:30am.