Car stolen after key taken from leisure centre locker in Athlone

Gardai in Athlone are warning people to be careful of where they leave their valuables after a car key was stolen from a locker at a hotel leisure centre yesterday.

The key was used to steal the car which has still not been recovered.

It’s described as a 03 LD navy blue Volkswagen Bora.

Meanwhile gardaí in Longford are investigating the theft of a wallet and tool from a van in the town yesterday.

It’s understood the owner had gone to take something out of the back of the van when an unidentified man opened the front door and made off with the wallet and a tool.

The equipment was recovered later in the Springlawn area but there was no sign of the wallet and no arrest was made.