They made a number of attempts at robbery.
Two men have been arrested in the midlands after stealing goods from supermarkets.
They attempted to steal €200 worth of groceries from Supervalu in Monasterevin yesterday, but were interrupted by staff and fled the scene.
They then stole €170 worth of baby food and product in Portarlington, before again attempting to take €200 worth of groceries from Supervalu in Mountmellick.
Gardaí intercepted the men and recovered all of the stolen property.
They're appealing to retailers and shoppers to be on alert for suspicious behaviour.