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Former Offaly Footballer Trying To Track Down "Low Life" Who Robbed Brother

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Johnny Mooney's brother uses a wheelchair and was approached by a man who stole his wallet.

A former Offaly footballer is appealing for help in tracking down the "low life" who robbed his brother.

Johnny Mooney says his brother - who's a wheelchair user - was left shaken after a man snatched his wallet over the weekend.

That's Johnny Mooney speaking after his brother was robbed outside his home last Friday afternoon.

He had just arrived home from a medical appointment when a man approached his car, asking if he'd lost a sum of money and grabbed his wallet when he went to check.

Johnny says they're anxious to find the perpetrator:

The Crime Prevention Officer for Laois-Offaly says they often see incidents where criminals use confidence tricks to dupe members of the public.

Sergeant Graham Kavanagh is urging people to be vigilant:

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