A man has been arrested in connection with a spate of car break-ins overnight in Athlone.
It's believed up to ten cars were broken into during the incident which took place in a housing estate in the Arcadia area of the town.
A number of items were taken from the vehicles during the widespread theft.
The man in his 30's is being detained at Athlone Garda Station.
Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Athlone Gardai on 090 6492609