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Spirits stolen in Castlerea scam
Gardaí in Castlerea are investigation a fraud that took place in the town earlier this week resulting in the theft of €3,500 worth of spirits.
The three men involved ordered the spirits from a Galway wholesaler and requested they be delivered to a premises in Castlerea.
When the delivery arrived two of the men handed over a bank draft which was later found to be false.
Gardaí are anxious to talk to anyone who may have noticed a beige or gold coloured jeep in Castlerea on Sunday or Monday with the registration plate covered.
In addition they are asking anyone who is offered bottles of brandy, Jameson, Paddy, Powers, Vodka, Port, Jack Daniels or Baileys at discounted prices to contact them.
Castlerea Gardaí are contactable on 094 9621630.