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Organised gangs lead to big rise in tool thefts

Wednesday, 11th July, 2018 10:16am
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Organised gangs lead to big rise in tool thefts

Contractor using the key to tighten a 1/16 bit in his power drill.

Organised gangs lead to big rise in tool thefts

Contractor using the key to tighten a 1/16 bit in his power drill.

By Bernie Ní Fhlatharta

 

THE biggest rise in crime in Galway for the first six months of the year have been in thefts from vehicles — mostly tools from vans.

There were 100 thefts from cars and vans this year already compared to 70 last year — an increase of 43 per cent.

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