Border burglaries likely linked say Gardaí

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Bookies and home targeted by thieves

GARDAÍ are investigating a possible link between a burglary at a bookmakers in Bridgend and a break in at a home nearby in Burnfoot last week.

On Tuesday night last McBride’s Bookmakers in Bridgend was broken into by a number of assailants dressed in dark hooded clothing.

The culprits entered the premises by smashing the front door of the bookmakers and made off with a small quantity of cash.

Meanwhile around the same time, an unoccupied private home at nearby Dundrain, Burnfoot, was also targeted by thieves.

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