Getaway car crashes following an attempted burglary in Leitrim

Gardaí in Carrick-on-Shannon are investigating an burgalry and car crash that took place in Newtowngore, Co.Leitrim yesterday.

The burglary, which took place at approximately 8pm last night, was interrupted by the home owner. Two males fled the house, joining another two men waiting in a car.

The getaway vehicle was found crashed nearby at Drumshingore and has been seized for technical examination.

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It appears no items were taken during the burglary.