first_imgGARDAÍ are hunting a vicious gang which terrorised a man in his own home, before taking his car.Officers believe people in Donegal may be able to help their investigation as cars used in the horrific incident may have travelled through the county, possibly in the Ballyshannon area.The victims car ‘s was dumped just across the Border. On the 11th December 2013 at approximately 11.30pm a house in Duncarbery, Tullaghan, County Leitrim, was forcibly entered by 4 or 5 men wearing balaclavas, say Gardaí.The homeowner a male (aged in his late 30’s) was assaulted in his own home, his hands and legs were bound with cable ties and he was bundled into the boot of a waiting car outside his house.The car is believed to have been a relatively new type Mercedes, possibly an E Class model.During the attack witnesses noticed a dark coloured Jeep with a closed-in trailer hooked up to the jeep close to the scene. A car belonging to the homeowner was stolen during the incident, it is a grey coloured Audi A4 1.9 TDI, Estate, partial registration number 04 DL ****.This car was recovered in Beleek, Co. Fermanagh. A number of electrical items / appliances were stolen from the house. The homeowner sustained minor injuries in the course of the incident.A Garda investigation is underway since the report of the false imprisonment, unauthorised taking was reported and a Senior Investigating Officer & Incident Room Coordinator have been appointed.The incident room is based in Manorhamilton Garda Station and can be contacted 24 hours on 071 9820620 and callers from the North are advised to use 00353 as a prefix to this telephone number.“Investigating Gardaí are working in cooperation with the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI). Witness canvassing has been carried out extensively and a checkpoint was performed near the scene in an effort to harvest evidence,” said a spokesman. Gardaí are appealing for members of the public to contact Manorhamilton Garda Station 071 9820620 the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or indeed any Garda Station/Police Station in either jurisdiction to assist with the investigation regarding the movements of the Mercedes car, the dark coloured jeep & closed-in trailer and the grey coloured Audi A4 Estate.GARDAÍ APPEAL FOR HELP AFTER VICIOUS AGGRAVATED BURGLARY was last modified: December 21st, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:BallyshannondonegalGardaileitrimPSNIrobbefryrobberylast_img