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Gardaí call for public to remain vigilant following series of burglaries in Kiltoom, Athlone

Feb 19, 2021 16:02 By Shannonside News
Gardaí call for public to remain vigilant following series of burglaries in Kiltoom, Athlone Gardaí call for public to remain vigilant following series of burglaries in Kiltoom, Athlone
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Athlone Gardai are urging the public to be on alert following a series of burglaries in the Kiltoom area this week. Three break-ins are

Athlone Gardai are urging the public to be on alert following a series of burglaries in the Kiltoom area this week.

Three break-ins are currently under investigation with Gardai calling on the public to report any suspicious activity in the wider area.

Investigating gardai are currently looking for any information on a dark coloured Audi spotted in the Kiltoom area on Tuesday, with another sighting also reported today.

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The vehicle has a partial Dublin license plate of 08 D.

A substantial amount of jewellery was taken from a house in the Barrymore/ Kiltoom area between the hours of 2 to 5pm on Tuesday the 16th of February.

A secured concrete shed was also broken into in the area in the same time period with an automatic clay Pidgeon shooter worth over a thousand euro stolen.

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Gardai are asking the public to report any incidence of this specialist equipment being sold online.

Elsewhere, an amount of jewellery was reported stolen from a house in the Woodlands area of Kiltoom on Tuesday evening while the residents of the property were at home.

Gardai are calling on the public to remain vigilant and report any information or suspicious activity to the Athlone Garda Station on 090 64 92609 or the Garda confidential line at 1800 666 111.

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