Garda warning after Limerick family home burgled while owners did the school run

GARDAÍ have advised parents in Limerick to ensure doors and windows are secure while doing the school run.

This comes after a house in Patrickswell was broken into on Wednesday August 31 between 9.30am and 11am while a mother was on the school run.

According to local Gardaí, when the mother returned home from dropping her children to school, she realised her family home had been ransacked and a small amount of cash taken.

Garda Sergeant Ber Leetch, Crime Prevention Officer at Henry Street Garda Station, said: “Gardaí know that a house alarm is a very valuable deterrent. Always set your alarm and ensure your windows and doors are secure before you leave, even if it’s only for a short time.”