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Gardaí investigating hit-and-run incident

Wednesday, 16th January, 2019 4:17pm
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Gardaí investigating hit-and-run incident

Gardaí are understood to be continuing their investigation of a hit-and-run incident reported on the Templemore to Dunkerrin road between 10.30am and 11am last Tuesday in which a Tipperary County Council worker was badly injured.

The man, who is well-known locally, was operating a stop / go system near Killea when a driver overtook up to six cars waiting in line behind the stop sign and crashed through the signal, injuring the worker.

The injured worker was brought to hospital and his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Meanwhile, Nenagh Gardai have urged people to be vigilant following a number of thefts from sheds in the area.

A farm at Barna, Dunkerrin, was broken into sometime between 11pm and 7am last   Sunday / Monday, and items stolen.

A shed was broken into at Townsparks, Borrisokane, sometime between 11am and 12pm on January 13 and garden equipment taken, and items were taken from a shed at Rathcabbin sometime between January 13 and 14.

The Divisional Drugs Unit made two seizures in the past week. A male was found with what is believed to have been cocaine at Coille Bheithe, Nenagh, on January 12. A file is being prepared on the matter.

And a quantity of cannabis was discovered in a vehicle at William Street, Nenagh, on January 13. A file is being prepared by the gardaí.

A pram was stolen from a retail premises at Stereame, Nenagh, on January 12 after a number of females entered the store at around 3.30pm and distracted the staff.



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