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Gardai seize car and arrest two in Camross

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run

Gardai have seized a car and arrested two men following an incident in Camross yesterday.

The local Task Force were out around 12.45pm when they came upon a Blue Audi A4 that was abandoned.

They then arrested two males nearby with a container of diesel which they believe to be stolen

The men, aged 29 and 27 respectively, are believed to be from the Portlaoise area.

Both men have been charged to Tullamore District Court where they will appear on February 15.

Separately, Gardai are appealing for information after a number of robberies in the last couple of days.

On Saturday evening at 11.15pm last, the Leisure Centre in Portarlington was broken into.

The office was ransacked and money and other items were taken.

A short time later, the GAA clubhouse in Portarlington was also broken into.

A small silver car was spotted in the area at the time and Gardai are appealing for anyone who saw anything to come forward.

SEE ALSO – Appeal after robbery at Leisure Centre and GAA club in Portarlington

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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.