Monday 12 November 2018

Investigation underway after valuable equipment stolen from mountain rescue team

The damage done to the cars Photo: Galway Mountain Rescue
The damage done to the cars Photo: Galway Mountain Rescue
Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

Gardai are investigating after valuable equipment was stolen from two mountain rescue cars.

The cars belonging to the Galway and Mayo Mountain Rescue teams were broken into in the Doolough area of Louisburgh, Co Mayo between 10.30am and 5pm on Monday.

Thanks to all those who have shown support and shared information on yesterday’s robbery. These are the items in question in case you spot them

Posted by Galway Mountain Rescue Team on Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Galway Mountain Rescue team said that alongside personal items, hi-visibility vests and a Motorola digital handset were stolen from the car.

"These are distinctive so if you spot anyone with them please contact Westport Gardai," The rescue team said.

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