Men fled from stolen truck

Gardai are investigating the circumstances surrounding the theft of a Scania truck from Clane and the bizarre occurrence when they found it.

Gardai are investigating the circumstances surrounding the theft of a Scania truck from Clane and the bizarre occurrence when they found it.

Clane Gardai report that at some point between 10.30pm, Tuesday, October 27 and 1pm the following day, the white truck was taken from Alexandra Manor in Clane.

The truck was recovered in Newbridge on later on the Wednesday, October 28 at approximately 10pm.

As gardai approached the truck, two men jumped from the cab, pulled on balaclavas and fled in a car which had a taxi plate.

Gardai do not know if the two men were necessarily involved in the theft of the truck.

However, they are eager to speak to anybody who may have witnessed either event.