Limerick gardai investigate theft of copper cable from warehouse

David Hurley

Reporter:

David Hurley

Concerns has been expressed about the level of garda resources required to execute bench warrants
GARDAI are appealing for information after a substantial amount of copper cable was stolen from a commercial premises on the outskirts of Limerick city.

GARDAI are appealing for information after a substantial amount of copper cable was stolen from a commercial premises on the outskirts of Limerick city.

According to gardai, around 1,000 metres of cable was stolen when thieves entered a warehouse at the Childers Road Enterprise Centre.

The culprits entered the premises sometime over the weekend by forcing open a steel door.

“We believe the copper has been stolen for the purpose of monetary gain,” a said a garda spokersperson.

Gardai are especially appealing to any local scrap metal merchants to contact them if they are offered the copper for sale.

Detectives at Henry Street garda station are investigating the burglary.