Stolen car used in burglaries

A CAR stolen from the Pococke area of the city on St Stephens night was subsequently found burned out on the Castlecomer Road.

A CAR stolen from the Pococke area of the city on St Stephens night was subsequently found burned out on the Castlecomer Road.

It is believed that the car, a black Nissan Pulsar was used in two burglaries in Abbeyleix and in Durrow in Co Laois on December 27 and was found burned out in the early hours of December 29.

Gardai are appealing to the public for assistance and are appealing to anyone with information to contact them on (056) 7725000.