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Man Arrested Following Aggravated Burglary In County Kildare

A man has been arrested and a woman has been injured in an aggravated burglary in County Kildare.

A man armed with what's believed to be a knife entered a house in Athy at around 5 o'clock this morning.

The occupants woke up, and confronted the man, who injured a woman living in the house while he tried to escape.

She received medical treatment at the scene.

Gardai searched the area and surrounding properties, and arrested a man.

He's being questioned at Kildare Town Garda Station where he can be held for up to 24 hours.

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