They're also investigating if a potential break-in nearby is related.
Gardaí are appealing for help in tracking down a car involved in the break-in in Athlone.
The incident happened at about 4.30 last Friday afternoon in the Retreat Park area.
It's not yet known if anything was stolen, but three people left the scene in an 04-D silver or grey Mercedes.
A potential break-in also occurred nearby.
Gardaí are investigating whether the incidents are related and asking anyone who noticed suspicious activity to contact them.