It comes as a catalytic converter was stolen from a car in the Lakepoint area.
Mullingar gardai are advising the public to be vigilant of suspicious night time behaviour around cars.
It comes as a catalytic converter was stolen from a car in the Lakepoint area at around 2.30 this morning.
Members of the public who hear angle grinders or drills during the night should call gardai immediately.
Catalytic converters contain rhodium and palladium which have a high black market value.