Investigations into theft of tricolours from Lifford bridge continuing

Flags ripped down from, Lifford Bridge, Highland Radio, Letterkenny, Donegal

Investigations into the theft of Tricolours from Lifford Bridge are continuing.

Flags were erected on the bridge in conjunction with a Hunger Strike Commemoration being held in Lifford/ Strabane on Sunday.

In the early hours of Friday morning last, the occupants of two cars ripped several flags from the lampposts on the bridge.

The suspects were confronted by a passer-by who was then subjected to sectarian abuse.

Garda Maguire says there is a possibility the incident could also be treated as a hate crime: