Sunday 25 February 2018

Huge garda search underway for burglary gang

The Garda helicopter has been called in to help hunt down a gang responsible for a robbery in Kilbeggan
The Garda helicopter has been called in to help hunt down a gang responsible for a robbery in Kilbeggan

A HUGE Garda search is underway this afternoon for a gang which were being pursued by gardai across the midlands.

The incident started following a burglary in Kilbeggan which is on the Westmeat/Offaly border.

A car involved in the incident later crashed in Ballinabrackey, near the North Offaly town of Edenderry.

It’s understood the vehicle was involved in the robbery and was being pursued by gardai at the time of the crash.

After it crashed, a number of people left to the car and took to the nearby fields.

The garda air support unit was despatched and a massive search on the ground is also taking place.

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