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18/09/2021

Gardaí warn public to be vigilant following distraction theft at Kilkenny supermarket

Gardaí warn public to be vigilant following distraction theft at Kilkenny supermarket

Gardaí in Kilkenny are investigating a distraction theft which took place at a Kilkenny supermarket earlier this week.

Opportunistic criminals targeted the shopper and stole her purse from her at a supermarket in Deansground, Kilkenny.

The woman was doing her shopping around 3.30pm on Wednesday when a man distracted her while another man took her purse from the trolley. Anyone with information is asked to contact gardaí in Kilkenny.  

A second similar incident occurred in a Carlow supermarket earlier in the day.

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