Warning to Cork homeowners after string of burglaries by crime gangs

There is a warning to homeowners in Cork after a string of burglaries of empty homes by travelling crime gangs.

Superintendent Mick Comyns of Mayfield Garda Station has told the Irish Times there were six break-ins between 4pm and 9pm just last Friday.

Over 40 burglaries have been recorded since October 8.

The organised crime group is using high-powered cars to travel from Dublin and are identifying homes where the owners are out.


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