Car rammed through door of midlands shop in robbery

Justin Kelly


Justin Kelly

The damage caused at Mangan's Centra in Edenderry

Laois Offaly Kildare Division Gardaí are investigating after a vehicle was driven through the front door of a shop during a burglary on Wednesday morning.

The incident happened at around 5am at Mangan's Centra on the Dublin Road in Edenderry, before the store opened to the public.

It appears a vehicle was rammed through shutters and the front door, causing huge damage to the longstanding business.

Gardai have confirmed that of a number of boxes of cigarettes were taken from the premises during the incident.

No arrests have been made but investigations are ongoing as Gardai try to track down the perpetrators.