Limerick gardai investigate series of break-ins and damage to cars

Alan Owens

Reporter:

Limerick gardai investigate series of break-ins and damage to cars

GARDAI in Limerick are investigating a series of break-ins and damage to cars and are appealing for information.

Gardai at Henry Street said that the vehicles were broken into earlier this month in College Court estate and at Milford Hospice House.

Roxboro gardai said a number of items were stolen from a car parked in driveway of a home in the Collins Avenue area on Friday, February 2.

One theft from a vehicle occurred at Donoughmore Church on Saturday, February 3. 

"The owner of the car in this case had parked up her car to attend 8pm Mass and came out to find her passenger window broken in her car and her handbag taken," said a garda spokesperson.

Gardai at Roxboro Road are investigating this incident and are appealing for anyone to come forward if they have information.

Gardai are also investigating damage to a number of cars including one on Carr Street, beside the Milk Market, between 10pm and 3.30am on February 3. The driver's window was broken and Henry Street are investigating.

A separate incident occurred on Old Park Road, Corbally that Saturday evening at approximately 7.50pm.

"The front windscreen of the car was cracked and the back window was shattered. Now a group of youths were seen running from the scene by a witness," said a garda spokesperson.

Gardai in Mayorstone would like to hear from anyone who saw the youths running from the incident. Mayorstone are also looking into an incident where a car was damaged while parked on the North Circular Road on February 2 between 1.30pm and 11.20pm.

Gardai in Roxboro Road are investigating an incident where a car was set on fire at Raheen Square on Thursday, February 1 at around 8.30pm.

"Two males were captured on CCTV leaving the scene. Gardai are seeking assistance in identifying these two individuals as part of the investigation," said a spokesperson.

Gardai in Roxboro are also investigating an incident of criminal damage to a car at Lord Edward Court, Edward Street on February 1, where the owner of the car discovered scratches in the paintwork.

Contact Roxboro Road on 061-214340, Mayorstone on 061-456980 and Henry Street on 061-212400.