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Williamstown Attack

Williamstown, Galway 7th June 2012

Crimestoppers is appealing for information in relation to a vicious attack on two elderly brothers in Williamstown, Galway
At approximately 11pm on Thursday 7th June 2012, two male intruders entered the house and tied up the brothers. The intruders had a firearm and threatened the brothers, demanding that they give them money. After the intruders left the house, the two brothers remained bound for some time. Eventually one of the brothers managed to get free and raise the alarm.
Location: Williamstown, Galway
Date: 7th June 2012
Description:
Both intruders were Irish. One was approximately 5’5” in height and of medium build. The second male was taller than the first and also of medium build. Both intruders were wearing balaclavas or dark woolly hats pulled over their faces with eye and mouth holes cut out. They were both wearing dark clothes and runners. Gardai are anxious to speak to anyone who was in the area on the evening of Thursday 7th June or the morning of Friday 8th June. You might remember that Thursday June 7th was a very wet night. Information which you think may not be relevant may turn out to be critical in helping Gardai identify who is responsible for the vicious attack of these two elderly brothers. If you have any information please contact Crimestoppers on 1800 25 00 25. Calls to Crimestoppers are dealt with in the strictest of confidence. Callers do not need to leave their name or address. You may receive a reward for information which significantly helps Gardaí in their investigation

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