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Ireland Homeowners in Castleknock urged to be vigilant after spate of break-ins over the weekend

19:36  09 december  2019
19:36  09 december  2019 Source:   dublinlive.ie

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a person holding a bag: (Stock picture) © 2011 Getty Images (Stock picture) Homeowners in Castleknock have been urged to be vigilant following a spate of burglaries in the West Dublin suburb over the weekend.

Gardai in Blanchardstown issued the warning this morning, adding that a grey Audi estate was seen near one of the targeted homes.

A spokesman said: "Gardaí from Blanchardstown are investigating a number of burglaries that have recently occurred in the Castleknock area.

"A Grey Audi RS6 estate was seen leaving the vicinity of one of the houses. People in the area are asked to remain vigilant and report any sightings of a similar car immediately."

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The spokesperson added that anyone who might have any information that could assist the investigation should contact Blanchardstown Garda Station on 01 6667000.

Local Facebook group Castleknock Brook Dale Glade & Grove Residents' Association also warned homeowners to remain keen-eyed.

They posted today: "Another report of two lads checking out houses this time on Castleknock Glade last night @ 1.50am.

"One either side of the road, both faces completely covered up walking slowly up the road. Gardai called and they suggested they park up one or two roads away and check a different road looking for installed cameras etc on the houses.

"He also said there are more patrols in Castleknock area now due to the amount of break-ins at the moment and to call as soon as you see something suspicious. [He} also recommended that installation of CCTV should be seriously considered."

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A Facebook post on Saturday at around 9:45pm by the same residents group also highlights how prevalent burglars have been in the area in the past few days.

It warned: "Busy night tonight. Two break-ins already reported - Parkview and Somerton.

"Black/grey Audi RS6 (151D) with 3/4 occupants suspected to have been used in both - phone Blanchardstown Gardai if you see this car."

Anyone who believes they have information that could assist the investigation should contact Blanchardstown Garda Station on 01 6667000.

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