Friday 22 September 2017

Man charged with theft of car in Cavan with young girl (10) in back

Gardai said the young girl (10) was in the back of the car when it was stolen
Gardai said the young girl (10) was in the back of the car when it was stolen

Catherine Devine and Robin Schiller

A 34-year-old man has been charged with the theft of a car that had a young girl (10) in the back seat.

The man (34) was charged with the unauthorised taking of a car at a special sitting of Cavan District Court on Sunday July 31.

The man was charged with stealing the Opel Zafira car at The Diamond Cafe, Co Cavan at approximately 6.30pm on Saturday.

A young girl (10) was sitting in the backseat of the car when the car was taken but she was dropped off a short distance from where the car was stolen and was found safe and well.

The car was recovered in the Clones area and has been preserved for technical examination.

The man was arrested by Monaghan gardai.

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