Over €2,000 worth of items stolen in two separate robberies in Athlone

gardai-2016More than €2,200’s worth of items were robbed in two burglaries in Athlone yesterday.

Thieves raided two unoccupied houses in the Coosan area yesterday during the day, stealing jewellery valued at €1,600 from one of them and €600 in cash from the other.

Gardaí in Athlone are investigating the incidents, which they say may be related.


A house in Moate was also burgled yesterday between 3pm and 7.45pm, but it’s not yet known if anything was taken, although it was thoroughly searched.