Man Steals Wallet After Pretending To Look For Directions In Laois

Written 2 months ago by Newsroom


Gardai are searching for a man who stole a wallet while pretending to ask for directions in Laois.

It’s believed the thief was in a black Toyota Corolla when he approached an elderly man at 2pm on Friday in the Esker area of Timahoe, near Ratheniska.

A sum of money was taken in the process, and anybody with information is asked to contact Portlaoise Gardai at 057 86 74100.

Sgt Graham Kavanagh is Acting Crime Prevention Officer for Laois-Offaly: