Gardai have launched an appeal to recover a digger which was stolen in Portlaoise.
The mini-digger was stolen between Saturday 3pm and Monday morning at 7am.
It was being used on the site of the new Glanbia Cheese Factory in Togher in Portlaoise
It belongs to Hinch Plant Hire, a company based in Mountmellick, and is valued at around €15,000.
The digger is an Airman AX 35U-4. It is from 2007 and has a serial number: 1M8D011421.
Anybody with information should contact Portlaoise Garda Station or your nearest Garda Station.
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