Man arrested and charged for 4 burglaries in Limerick

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Gardaí have arrested and charged a man in his 20s in relation to 4 burglary incidents that occurred in the Castletroy area of Limerick during the month of February 2019.

Gardaí in Henry Street carried out an investigation and a man in in 20s was arrested in Annacotty, Co Limerick yesterday, 11th February in relation to the incidents. He was detained at Henry Street Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 and has since been charged. He is due to appear before Limerick City District Court this morning at 10:30am.

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Speaking at Henry Street Garda Station, Crime Prevention Office Sgt Ber Leetch said ‘Theses four burglary incidents were targeted at student accommodation areas. In some cases. the criminal was brazen enough to go into unlocked houses when people were at home. I would like to remind everyone to secure all windows and doors in their home and to set your alarm, even when at home. Store your keys safely and away from windows and letterboxes. Be vigilant and if you notice anything suspicious phone your local Garda station immediately. The Garda website, www.garda.ie has a lots of crime prevention advice about how to keep your home more secure as well as lots of other useful tips on staying safe’