Tuesday 23 January 2018

Holiday homees and estate houses targeted by burglars

By David Loooby

Gardaí are investigating a spate of break-ins and criminal damage across the south Wexford and New Ross district.

On Wednesday, a house at Woodgraig, Duncormick was broken into when a rear window was forced open between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

At some time between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning a door was forced open in a house at Longraigue, Duncormick.

On Thursday a woman found three men interfering with the side door of her Barrett's Park house in New Ross, trying to enter her garage at 9.20 p.m. Having been spotted the men fled the scene.

At some time between Thursday morning and Friday afternoon, a house was broken into in Carrig on Bannow and a green plastic double wheelbarrow was stolen along with an expensive orange AMA ride-on lawnmower.

A house under construction in the Rathgarogue and Shielbaggan area was entered on Friday and a selection of building equipment was stolen.

On Sunday a holiday home was entered at Mullinderry, Foulksmills through the rear door of the house and ransacked the premises. A play house with a swing attachment was stolen from the house in the raid. Meanwhile Gardaí had to extinguish a bonfire on the High Hill, New Ross on Wednesday at 8.30 p.m. started by youths.

Anyone with any information regarding these crimes is urged to contact New Ross Garda Station on 051 426030.

Wexford People

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