A large quantity of tools have been stolen from the building site in Co. Laois.
The thefts took place on the St Fintan's hospital campus in Portlaoise, directly across from the Portlaoise prison campus. There is a drug addiction treatment centre being constructed on it.
It was broken into some time between Tuesday March 6, and Wednesday March 7. Gardaí report that "a large quantity of tools was taken" including drills and hand tools.
They say the suspects would have needed transport and so are asking the public for any information.
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