Gardai launch Operation Thor Winter Phase

 

Burglaries over the winter period fell by an average of nearly 40 percent since the introduction of Operation Thor in 2015.

New figures by Gardai show the six-month average number of burglaries was 6,980 from 2015 to date, which is a drop from over 11 thousand for the four previous years.

It comes as Gardai launch this year's Winter phase of the operation, which runs until March 2021.