Gardai are investigating numerous burglaries in the county committee over the course of the past few days.
They are particularly interested in an incident at the home of a 91 year old man in Mylerstown, Nurney where two men claiming to be from the County Council, conned their way into the man’s home and stole cash and other property from him.
The incident took place on Saturday, November 16 at about noon.
On November 11, in Rathangan Demesne, the front door of a house was forced, car keys were taken. The homeowner’s car was taken, but has since been recovered. The incident occurred some time between 1.45 and 7.15 am.
On November 12, the Lockhouse Rathangan was broken into via a side window between 3.10 and 3.30 in the afternoon. The house was ransacked, but it’s believed nothing was taken
On the same day, a house was ransacked on the Green Road, Newbridge. There were no signs of forced entry by a good amount of property was taken.
On November 14 at Curragh Downs, Brownstown, a house was ransacked after the culprits broke in via a back door entrance sometime between 9pm to 3.50am. Gardai report that a significant amount of property was taken.
The following day, the Tri equestrian shop on the Curragh was broken into. An assorted amount of property taken including a Wolsley Harrier clipper and a blue Arena clipper.
Three people were seen fleeing the premises at 3.40am.
On November 11 at Academy Street, Kildare a house was broken into between 9pm and 8am the following morning. The front door was forced, property was taken including a jacket with cash.
The Telford’s shop on Leinster Street, Athy was the scene of a burglary overnight on November 14 and 15, between 9.50pm and 7.50 am.
And on November 11 at Rowanville Stores, Kildare town, a male entered the shop with a replica firearm, demanded cash but fled with anything.
He is described as being 5,5 to 5,7 with a thin build, a black woolly hat with a bauble on the top of it.