Caught in the act: Burlgar who broke into Kilkenny city home arrested and charged
A man has been arrested and charged in connection with an attempted burglary in Kilkenny city.
The break-in occurred at a family home in St Francis Terrace on Friday.
During the course of the burglary the thief was disturbed and fled the scene.
However, gardai received a description of the man and subsequently arrested the suspect, who is in his 30s, a short distance from the property.
He was taken to Kilkenny Garda Station where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
He was later charged in relation to the burglary and appeared before a special sitting of Kilkenny District Court yesterday evening at 6p.m.
He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear before Cloverhill Court on Wednesday.