Laois-Offaly Garda Team Begins Work In Targeting Criminal Gangs

Written 11 months ago by Newsroom

A dedicated Garda team targeting roving criminal gangs in Laois and Offaly has begun its work.

The taskforce includes a Sergeant and eight other Garda members, who will be dedicated to targeting people involved in burglaries and thefts.

The strategy has been fasttracked after a number of recent incidents in the region including a brutal attack on a farmer at his home in Brosna, Co Offaly last weekend.

Superintendent Anthony Pettit is overseeing the Taskforce: