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Gardai appeal for information following robbery of truck and digger in Portlaoise

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.

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