Appeal for car sightings after Retreat burglary

Gardai in Athlone are investigating a burglary at a house in Retreat Park and an attempted break-in at a second house in the estate on Friday afternoon last, September 11.

At least three males, who were driving a 04 D registered silver Mercedes car were observed entering a house in Retreat Park on Friday afternoon last at around 4.30pm. Shortly afterwards, the front door of the second house in Retreat Park was pushed in, but entry was not gained to this house.

All three occupants of the car were wearing masks and caps, and while Gardai have yet to establish if anything was taken in the first burglary, they have issued an appeal to the public for any information they may have in relation to either of these two incidents.

Anyone who noticed a silver 04 D registered Mercedes car in the vicinity of Retreat Park at any stage on Friday last, is asked to contact Athlone Garda Station at 090 6498550 or call the Garda Confidential Phone Line at 1800 666111.

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