Gardai in Roscommon town are investigating a number of burglaries which took place in the area last weekend. On Sunday night 18th May in Athleague village between 10pm and 11pm a man in his 70ís was distracted at the door of his house and a sum of money was stolen.
† Also on Sunday night 18th May a vacant house was broken into in the Athleague village area. Entry was gained through a back door and a sum of money was stolen.
† Another burglary took place in the Galway Road area of Roscommon town on Monday 19th May at a private house. Entry was gained through a front window in the house.†
† A burglary took place at a private house in the Dysart/Taughmaconnell area on Friday night 16th/Saturday morning 17th May. Entry was made through a back door and a firearm was stolen in that burglary.
† Gardai in Roscommon town are investigating the above incidents and are looking for information in confidence on 090-6638300.