Garda warn snowball throwers to desist

Parent are being urged to discouraged the children from throwing snowing snow balls at vehicles and people's homes.

If follows a case in west Donegal in which an elderly woman was trapped in her home by a group of youths who were hurling snowballs at her property.

There are also numberous reports across the county of cars being struck by snowballs.

Crime Prevention Officer Paul Wallace says it is important parents ensure they know what their children are doing: