Van stolen and burnt out in Letterkenny

Investigations are continuing into the burning of a stolen van in Letterkenny last night.

Shortly after 10:30pm last night, Gardai were alerted to a white Citroen Berlingo van on fire at An Gleann Rua.

The vehicle was destroyed by the blaze and it subsequently emerged that it van had been stolen from a commercial business in the Ballyraine/ Ramelton Road area earlier in the evening at around 7:30pm.

Garda Sharlene Anderson says damage was also caused to the business during the incident: