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Appeal for witnesses after crime spree in Ballylinan

Gardai are appealing for information after a robbery at Cul na Mona

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after something of a crime spree took place in Ballylinan on Tuesday night.

In total, seven cars and one house were broken into in the village from midnight on April the 25.

Vehicles in Rahin Towers, Gracefield Manor and the Village Estate were robbed during the crime spree.

During the attempted raid of a house in the area, the assailants were disturbed by a house owner at around 2am.

Two males and one female were seen driving away in a Ford Focus at the time and Gardaí are looking to speak to these three.

Anyone with any information on any of these crimes is asked to contact Portlaoise Garda Station at 057 86 74100.

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.