Longford Gardai investigate after home broken into at Minard

Gardai in Longford are appealing for witnesses after two male intruders were reported in a home in Minard at approximately 3am last night.

A resident heard a noise downstairs in their home and discovered two male youths wearing hoodies who left the property via the backdoor and escaped the scene on foot in the Rooskey direction with a small amount of cash.

Gardai believe the incident could be related to a car found abandoned in Aughdeignan area at approximately 1.30am, which may have been used by the alleged criminals.

Gardai in Longford are appealing for anyone who may have seen a red Fiat 03- Punto in the Aughadeignan area last night to contact them.