Crime spree hits South Tipperary



A Grangemockler pub, Carrick-on-Suir business premises and Clonmel supermarket and homes were raided by burglars over the past week.

Gardai have appealed to householders and businesses to be vigilant with security following the latest spate of break-ins.

The Lidl store on the Davis Road in Clonmel was broken into around 4.40am on Sunday and a quantity of alcohol was stolen from the store.

Sgt. Tom Kelly at Clonmel Garda Station said investigating gardai are following a definite line of enquiry in relation to this crime.

However, he said gardai are seeking the public’s help with tracing the burglars responsible for the break-in to a house at Toberaheena, Clonmel between 6pm and 8pm last Friday evening while the occupants were out.

Jewellery was stolen from the house.

Sgt. Kelly urged anyone who saw suspicious activity in this area last Friday evening to contact Clonmel Garda Station at (052) 6122222.

A house at Ard na Greine, Clonmel was burgled the same evening around 8pm.

No items were stolen and the Gardai are following a line of enquiry in relation to those responsible for the crime.

Meanwhile, The Trap Bar in Grangemockler was burgled in the early hours of Monday and the thieves made off with a quantity of cash.

Sgt. Ian Barrett of Carrick-on-Suir Garda Station said a suspicious dark coloured car was seen in the village that night and they are seeking information from anyone who may have seen it.

He urged anyone who saw suspicious activity in Grangemockler and Main Street, Carrick on the nights these businesses were raided to contact Carrick-on-Suir Garda Station at (051) 640024,




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