Appeal for witnesses after shop break-in

first_imgHome News Crime Appeal for witnesses after shop break-in NewsCrime A shop in Ballyroan has been broken into overnight, with local gardai appealing for witnesses.The Gala shop was targeted by thieves at around 3.30 am on Monday morning.It is believed that two males were involved.Nothing was taken during the incident.Gardai area appealing to members of the public who passed the location between 3 and 4 am if they saw anything suspicious to contact Abbeyleix Gardai on the matter.BrawlMeanwhile, in a separate and unrelated incident two men were arrested with  more charges expected to follow after a street brawl in Portlaoise involving up to 20 people in the early hours of Sunday morning.The large-scale incident took place at approximately 1.20am on Main Street in Portlaoise outside the Courthouse.It is believed the row was between two distinct groups.A number of Garda units from Portlaoise attended the scene with support also called in from Abbeyleix.The men arrested were detained in Portlaoise Garda Station.There were no reported injuries during the incident.SEE ALSO – Government’s ‘incompetent’ handling of broadband roll-out will cost Laois Twitter Appeal for witnesses after shop break-in Laois County Council create ‘bigger and better’ disability parking spaces to replace ones occupied for outdoor dining WhatsApp WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Twitter Pinterestcenter_img Laois County Council team up with top chef for online demonstration on tips for reducing food waste Previous articleGovernment’s ‘incompetent’ handling of broadband roll-out will cost LaoisNext articleOver €500,000 digital technology investment for Laois schools David PowerA journalist for over 20 years, David has worked for a number of regional titles both as journalist and editor. From Tullamore he also works as a content editor for Independent.ie. His heroes include Shane Lowry, Seamus Darby and Johnny Flaherty Council RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By David Power – 5th February 2018 Facebook Rugby Ten Laois based players named on Leinster rugby U-18 girls squad Community last_img read more