Three raiders described as being of average height, two of slim build and one of stocky build and all in their 20's to 30's and all had their faces covered entered a house at Ballynultagh. The owner of the house a male in his late 80's was on his own in the house at the time. He was assaulted a number of times by these males by what is believed to be an iron bar. The culprits threatened the elderly man and demanded cash. A sum of cash and jewellery was taken in the burglary.

Gardai in Balltinglass, Co Wicklow investigating this aggravated burglary which occurred at Ballynultagh, Shillelagh, Co Wicklow at 9:15 on the 16th March 2016 ask residents in surrounding towns to be vigilant.

Any person who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the vicinity of Ballynulty, Shillelagh prior to the incident or of anyone matching the above description seen nearby at any time or anyone with any information are asked to contact Baltinglass Garda station on 059 6482610, the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.