#WATCH: Eye-opening footage of thieves using hi-tech method to steal cars

A warning to Laois motorists

Justin Kelly


Justin Kelly



Motorists are being warned about a hi-tech method used by thieves to steal cars.

This footage was captured at a house in Meath where two thieves arrived to steal a BMW vehicle. 

Using a relay device, which can be seen being waved around in the foreground of this video picks up the car keys inside the house which is used to unlock the car. 

The thieves then make away with the vehicle without so much as a sound or commotion.

The video serves as a warning to car owners to keep keys away from doors and to use preventative measures to secure their cars at their homes where possible. 

Anyone who notices behaviour like this are urged to contact their local garda stations.