Athlone Gardai issue appeal for witnesses after car stolen in town recovered in Dublin

Gardai in Athlone are investigating after a car stolen in the town earlier this week was discovered crashed in Dublin.

The 08-grey Ford Mondeo was taken from outside a house in the Sarsfield square area of the town in the early hours on Thursday morning

The car was subsequently located in Dublin a number of hours later after it was involved in a collision.

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It’s believed the car travelled up the N4 to Dublin before it as abandoned gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have seen the car in the Shannonside region sometime between 1am on Thursday morning and 9am to contact them.