Warning issued after theft of large machinery

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Gardai are urging owners of large pieces of machinery to have them marked, as incidents of theft are increasing.

The issue came to the fore after the theft of a digger and trailer from a site in St Johnston at the weekend.

The equipment was the property of Gortlee Sales and Hire.

Its owner is James Brown...

 

Crime Prevention Officer Sgt Paul Wallace says there are ways of marking equipment, and he's urging contractors and others to ensure they do what they can to protect their property...