Gardaí have arrested a man following an aggravated burglary at a residence in Tralee, Co. Kerry this morning.
At approximately 1.45am, a man entered the property on Chapel Street.
The man, who was armed with knives, threatened the occupants of the residence. Damage was caused to property and the male fled the scene.
Following report of the incident, Gardaí located the male a short distance away.
He was arrested and taken to Tralee Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
No injuries were reported as a result of this incident. Gardaí recovered a number of items that were taken during the course of the burglary.
Investigations are ongoing.