Gardai respond to suspicious van in Offaly countryside

Gardai are responding

Justin Kelly


Justin Kelly


Gardai are responding tonight to reports of a suspicious vehicle in South Offaly.

Locals reported a white Ford Transit van acting suspiciously on the Birr to Clareen road.

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They report seeing a passenger shining a flashlight into yards and fields in the area.

The registration of the van is thought to be a 131 D.

The behaviour was reported to Birr Gardai and they are responding to allay the fears of local residents.

Any further sightings or information should be directed to Birr Garda Station. 

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