Tools targeted by thieves

There were a number of cars broken into in the Castlerea area in the early hours of Tuesday morning, 24 th July. There were three cars in total involved and the thieves made off with valuable tools which were left in the vehicles. Castlerea Garda Station are investigating the matter.   There was also a similar incident in the Strokestown area on Friday night, the 20th of July. A van was broken into and power tools were stolen. One of the items stolen was a blue mitre Mikita saw and there was also some damage done to the van during the course of the break-in.     Gardai are appealing for people to take responsibility for their own property and not to leave their possessions exposed.