Gardai are appealing for witnesses and the public assistance following an incident at Tullamoy, Stradbally, Laois on last night.
It happened shortly after 11pm whereby Gardai attempted to stop a stolen truck towing a trailer with a mini digger.
The truck driver abandoned the stolen truck and fled in 06 KE which was travelling in convoy with the truck.
This car a Toyota was later found abandoned in a field nearby.
When the offenders abandoned the truck they allowed it to roll unaccompanied through a fence where it collided with a domestic residence causing substantial structural damage but no injuries to persons.
The truck was stolen from a building site in Portlaoise between 10pm and 11pm on Sunday evening.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Portlaoise Garda Station.