Be vigilant of ‘high powered cars’
Portlaoise Guards are uring people to be extra vigilant following a number of burglaries at the weekend.
“Be vigilant of high powered cars with a number of people in them,” a garda spokesperson said.
They also advised people to report any car in the area with a suspicious number plate or acting suspiciously.
“Although there was a number of burglaries around the county, there was no speific pattern to them,” the spokesperson said.
They are still investigating an incident in Mountmellick last week when a lone Garda was faced down a gang of armed raiders who were on an overnight rampage stretching from Carlow to Offaly.
“If someone was passing a forecourt and seen a car stopped outside, it wouldn’t be any harm to put a call into the station,” the spokesperson added.
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