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07 Oct 2022

Laois crime: Person up in court today over burglary at Mountmellick church

Crime, Laois, politics, gardaí, gangs

St Joseph's Church, Mountmellick

A person is to appear in Portlaoise court today, over the recent break-in at the catholic church in Mountmellick.

The break-in took place in the early hours of Friday November 10, when an intruder broke in through a side door, smashed into the parish office and ransacked it, and also attempted to get money from a collection box at a shrine. 

See full report of robbery here.

CCTV of the crime was given to Gardaí.

This morning Tuesday, November 21, a person will appear before Portlaoise District Court, charged with burglary.

A fatal stabbing is under investigation by Laois Offaly Garda Division.

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