Gardaí are investigating a burglary incident that occurred at a Service Station on the N5 Westport Road area of Castlebar, in the early hours of this morning.

The burglary happened some-time between 2:30am - 5:30am.

It is believed that fibre optic cables located nearby, visible from the N5, were damaged prior to the burglary. An undisclosed amount of cash and other items were taken from the Service Station as a result of this incident.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information and / or dash-cam footage, particularly anyone who may have seen persons tampering with a cable box on the N5, located outside Castlebar between Ballynaboll and Ballymacrath, to contact Gardaí in Castelbar on 094 903 8200 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

Investigations are ongoing.


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