A resident in Tipperary town is calling for action on local crime after her car was broken into for the fourth time in recent months. The car has previously been damaged in possible attempts to steal the vehicle with the steering column and windows being broken.
The latest attack on the car was made at 10pm last evening. The woman was disturbed by the noise and looked out to see the culprit looking back at her. The culprit is identified as a male. At the time he was wearing a hood and ran away when he became aware he was seen.
The woman is recovering from a recent hospitalisation and wants the local Council officials and members, the Garda liaison officer and the Resident’s Association to come together to protect the citizens in the area. The victim wants the parents of the culprit to engage with her and says the safety of everyone is at stake and can only be addressed by people in the community coming together.
Tipperary Garda say the incident is under investigation and appeal to anyone with any information to contact Tipperary Garda Station at 062 80670. The vehicle is currently the subject of a detailed forensic examination.