Early morning raid in Rathdowney

Gardaí are investigating an early morning burglary in Rathdowney which took place on Thursday.

Gardaí are investigating an early morning burglary in Rathdowney which took place on Thursday.

The raiders, believed to be two men, targeted a business in the Rathdowney Shopping Outlet. The men entered the Carphone Warehouse between 4am and 5am.

A quantity of phones was taken - along with some other electronic equipment. Investigating Gardaí say they’re currently reviewing CCTV footage from the store.

It’s believed the raiders fled the scene in a silver coloured mercedes station wagon or estate.

Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area or the car in question is being urged to contact Gardaí in Abbeyleix on 05787 30580.