Gardai in Westport are investigating a number of burglaries over the past two weeks.

Burglaries were reported at The West Bar in the town, as well as the NCT Centre on Lodge Road and Duffy's Tool & Hire on the Castlebar Road in Westport.

On the morning of 22nd February at about 4.30 am, the back door was forced at the West Bar on Bridge Street, and a small amount of stock was taken.

The alarm was activated, and the raider had fled before Gardai arrived.

On the night of 27th February, an attempt was made to break into the NCT centre on Lodge Road in Westport, but cutting through panelling.

Nothing was taken in this incident.

Last Thursday night 28th February, a break-in occurred at Duffy's Tool Hire on Castlebar Road, Westport.

A number of power tools were taken along with a sum of cash, when entry was gained by breaking an office window.

Anyone with information on these incidents should contact Westport Garda Station.

Gardai are also investigating a break-in at the curate's house in Foxford at the weekend.

The burglary took place at about 11 am on Sunday morning when a rear window at the house was broken, and a sum of money was taken.



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