An investigation is underway following an attempted ATM theft in Co. Louth.
At approximately 4.30am this morning, Wednesday, January 15th, members of An Garda Síochána, attached to the Garda Armed Support Unit, intercepted the attempted theft.
“Members, who were patrolling the area at the time, managed to intercept the attempted theft and a pursuit ensued onto the N1, in which the culprits made their way over the border.” a Garda spokesperson explained in a statement.
The PSNI is assisting An Garda Síochána in their searches.
No injuries were reported and investigation ongoing, according to a statement from An Gardaí Síochána.
Traffic Alert - Main street Dunleer Co Louth is currently closed to traffic following an attempted ATM theft which was intercepted by a Garda ASU patrol. Traffic diversions are in place. Investigations are ongoing. pic.twitter.com/okMnK0fkE4— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) January 15, 2020
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