Gardai in Monasterevin are urging people to consider installing house alarms in the wake of the increasing number of burglaries. Last February 14 at some point between 12 midday and 7.20pm a house in the Abbeyview Estate on the Dublin road was broken into.
Access was gained through a rear window and jewellery and cash were taken. A white transit van and three men were seen in the vicinity of the estate before the break-in. Anyone who noticed anything suspicious in the area at the time are asked to contact Monasterevin gardai. On February 17 between 5pm and 7pm at Grangebeg, Kildare, a house was broken into when a side window was forced open. Jewellery was taken from the premises, which was also unoccupied at the time. Gardai are advising home owners to consider installing alarms as more people are working longer hours due to the recession and there has been increase in house burglaries.