Calls for army to assist gardai as criminals strike again in east Donegal

SoldiersThere are reports of a number of attempted burglaries in homes in east Donegal over night.

At least one home and possibly others were targeted by the burglars.

In one of the incidents, a home owner challenged the men who fled the scene leaving their vehicle behind them.

Last week, a number of homes along the border were also scouted or robbed by criminals - Councillor Gerry Crawford wants the army to be used to complement the gardai in policing border areas: