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19/10/2021

Garda appeal for information following spate of burglaries in Kilkenny

Gardaí are appealing for information following a burglary in the Cuffesgrange area on Friday evening where a significant amount of property was stolen.

An appeal is being made to anyone who was travelling on the Callan Road between Tinnypark Cross and Cuffesgrange after 5pm and before 8pm on Friday (December 4) who may have seen persons being dropped off by a car, or picked up, or any vehicle parked in a suspicious manner. This relates to a burglary in the area which occurred during which a significant amount of property was taken.

Gardaí are also appealing to anyone who was travelling the Dunningstown Road, near Hillcrest,  earlier that evening when another burglary took place.

Meanwhile gardaí are also investigating a break in at a house in Ballyfacey, Mullinavat on December 2. The incident occurred around 6pm on Wednesday evening. The back door of the property was forced open and a bedroom was ransacked, some cash was taken. Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have noticed a dark coloured estate type car in the area to contact them in Thomastown.

Gardaí are also appealing to anyone in the Woodsgift area who may have seen a suspicious looking van or jeep in the area on Saturday/Saturday evening to contact them in Urlingford.  A house in the area was broken into shortly before 8pm that eveining. The rear door was forced open and a room had been ransacked.

In South Kilkenny a house in the Kilahy area of Mullinavat was broken into between 5pm on Thursday and midday on Saturday. The back door was forced open and all rooms were ransacked. Nothing was taken. Anyone who noticed anything suspicious in the area contact gardaí in Mooncoin.

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