Gardai follow number lines of enquiry into robbery at OAP’s home in Pettigo

Gardaí say they're following a number of lines of enquiry following an aggravated burglary at the home of an elderly woman in Pettigo.

Three men - who were understood to be wearing hoodies - forced their way into the 78-year-old's home shortly after 10pm last Saturday night. They pushed the woman to the ground before making off with a sum of cash.

The woman managed to raise the alarm by flagging down a passing motorist.

Phyllis McGee has now spoken publicly for the first time following what's now two robberies at her home in less than two months.

She said that her neighbours have been a huge help to her:

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