4X4 and quad taken in overnight raids in Monaghan

Members of An Garda Síochána are investigating after a 4X4 and a quad bike were taken in two overnight raids which occurred in Co. Monaghan.

The thefts are believed to have occurred in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday, September 22), according to Gardaí.

In a brief statement to AgriLand, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána said:

Gardaí are investigating the theft of a jeep from a property in Scotshouse, in the early hours of this morning, Tuesday, September 22.

“They are also investigating the theft of a quad bike from a property in Rockcorry, Co. Monaghan, that occurred overnight.

“No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing,” the spokesperson added.

PSNI appeal for info on stolen Manitou

An appeal for information has been made in relation to the theft of a Manitou telescopic handler that was taken from a site in Co. Down over the weekend.

The machine was taken from a local building site and driven across nearby fields before making off on main roads.

In a statement on the matter, members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) based in the Co. Down region said:

“On Saturday night [September 19] at approximately 10:20pm the vehicle was stolen from a building site at Cedar Hill, Ballynahinch.

It is suspected it travelled across fields before being driven down the Ballylone Road and Ballynahinch Road and through Saintfield.

“We are appealing for witnesses….did you see this vehicle? Maybe you passed it on the road? Do you have dashcam footage or CCTV that will help us locate it.

“If you have any information please ring us on 101 quoting reference 2312 of 19.09.2020. Alternatively ring Crimestoppers anonymously on: 0800-555111.

“Please share this post far and wide…the more exposure the more likely we can locate this,” the PSNI statement added.