Athlone Gardaí are calling for witnesses following the burglary of a pop up Covid-19 testing centre in the town.
The centre at the grounds at the former St. Aloysius College was broken into some time between Tuesday night and this morning.
3 laptops and 3 phones were taken in the incident that also saw criminal damage caused to the centre.
A Garda investigation is underway and a forensic examination was conducted at the scene earlier today.
The centre has reopened for testing and members of the public planning to get tested should attend as normal.
Local Fianna Fail councillor Aenghus O'Rourke who visited the site this morning says he was appalled at the scene left behind by the people who broke in.
He's also praising the response of staff at the centre who he said were undaunted and had continued testing the growing amount of people who were turning up...