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“CREEPER” BURGLARIES FOILED AS HOMEOWNERS HEED GARDA ADVICE

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11 Jan 2013 Comments Off on “CREEPER” BURGLARIES FOILED AS HOMEOWNERS HEED GARDA ADVICE

TWO “creeper”-style burglaries occurred in the early hours of Tuesday morning last at the Montfort housing estate in Monaghan town, but the perpetrators failed in their efforts to secure the keys of homeowners’ cars. Gardai have confirmed, however, that items including iPads and some cash were taken in the break-ins. A spokesperson stressed that the homeowners had heeded earlier crime prevention advice and had kept their car keys hidden, thereby foiling any attempts to steal vehicles from the houses. Gardai are linking these two incidents to ...