Gardai investigating criminal damage to shop in Ballinamore

Gardaí are investigating an act of criminal damage that occurred at a business premises in Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim last night.

Local reports have suggested the incident may have been an attempted arson attack which was first reported around 10pm.

However, Gardai are only treating the matter as criminal damage at present.

The area was sealed off for a technical examination earlier today and no arrests have been made.

Investigations are ongoing.