Teenager held after woman robbed at knifepoint at Dublin home

A 17-year-old has been arrested over an aggravated burglary in which five men, armed with knives, broke into a house in Dublin and threatened and assaulted a woman.

A substantial amount of cash was taken during the burglary, which happened at a house in the Belfry area, Citywest, Dublin at around 7.50am.

The woman did not require medical assistance.

The 33-year-old was the only occupant in the house at the time. The men fled the scene in a car taken from the house. The car was later recovered in the Glenshane area of Tallaght. In a follow up search, the 17-year-old male was arrested in connection with the investigation and is being held at Tallaght Garda Station.

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