Two men have been charged in relation to an aggravated burglary in Clonmel in the early hours of Sunday morning in which a man in his 60's and a man in his late teens were seriously assaulted in their home.
The burglary occurred on the 17th December at a house in Highfield Grove, Clonmel at approximately 3am. The two men entered the house armed with weapons and assaulted two men (60s & late teens) and a woman, also aged in her 60's. The two injured men were brought to South Tipperary General Hospital with non life threatening injuries. The woman was uninjured.
After Gardaí were alerted to the incident, a number of searches were conducted in the Clonmel area. Two men, aged in their 40's and another in his late teens, were arrested and detained at Clonmel Garda Station.
They have since been charged and are due to appear before Clonmel District Court, this morning 19th December at 10:30am.