Newbridge residents hit by a series of break-ins and robberies
01 Sept 2015 8:16 PM
Gardai are investigating an attempted burglary at a house in Newbridge. An unknown number of assailints forced their way into a residence in the Morristown area of the town but fled the scene after setting off the alarm. There was nothing stolen from the house, and while a spokesperson from Newbridge Garda station said they have no leads, they are still investigating the attempted robbery. Elsewhere, a stolen Renault Clio was returned to its owner after the car was left at the side of the road after being taken from outside the owners home this morning. It is understood that the keys were left in the ignition before the car was stolen. There was no damage done to the car during the time that it was missing. The incidents follow earlier break-ins in the town on Tuesday morning, when a laptop was taken from a house in Ballymany Park in the early hours of Tuesday morning. In a seperate incident, at a house in Curragh Grange, thieves entered a house via an unsecure window early before taking items from the front room of the house. Newbridge Gardai are investigating all of the incidents.
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