Gardaí have urged members of the public to report sightings of a suspicious vehicle in the north Cork area.
The vehicle, a dark coloured Peugeot, was spotted in the Newtwopothouse and Lombardstown areas last night.
It is believed the car was used in a number of break-ins in the area.
A statement on the Garda Síochána Cork, Kerry & Limerick Facebook page last night said:
"Dark coloured Peugeot in the Mallow District – car is driving in the Newtwopothouse and Lombardstown areas this evening and suspected of being involved in break ins in the area.
"This car has a noisy exhaust."
Gardaí said people should not approach the vehicle but report it to Mallow station or dial 999.
The statement added:
"Do not approach, but please call 112/999 or Mallow Garda Station on (022) 31450. Don’t leave it to others."