Gardaí foil early morning Cork factory burglary 

Gardaí foil early morning Cork factory burglary 
Garda patrol car at night generic image, garda car sirens on

A BURGLAR was stopped in his tracks in Cork this morning after a member of the public raised the alarm.

A man was arrested after stealing an item from a factory at Boland’s Industrial Estate on the Mallow Road.

He has been taken to Mayfield Garda Station.

A statement issued by the Garda Press Office said: "Gardaí have arrested a man in his 30s in relation to a burglary at a factory in Boland’s Industrial Estate, Mallow Road, Co. Cork on the 16th January, 2020.

"Shortly after 4:30am, Gardaí received a report of an ongoing burglary. Gardaí from Watercourse Road and Gurranabraher attended the scene and carried out a patrol of the area.

"Following a short foot chase, a man in his 30s was arrested and was found in possession of a jacket that had been stolen from the factory.

"The man was brought to Mayfield Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984."

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