Two men were arrested and are due in court on Wednesday charged in connection with a number of offences in the Killeshin area on the Laois/Carlow border.
Following the burglary in the Killeshin area of Laois on January 11, Gardaí from Abbeyleix, Portlaoise and Carlow arrested and detained two males.
The 19 and 20-year-old Carlow natives will be appearing at Carlow District Court on January 23 charged with a number of offences in connection with this and other incidents.
A woman who was assaulted in the car burglary incident was taken to the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise. While her injuries are not life-threatening, she is believed to be badly shaken by what happened.
Laois/Offaly Gardaí thanked the public for their help.
"We would like to thank the public for their assistance in these matters and always remain vigilant."