Westmeath Burglaries On The Rise

The figures were revealed at the county's recent Joint Policing Committee Meeting.

Burglaries are on the rise in Westmeath.

Figures revealed at a recent Joint Policing Committee meeting show instances of the offence in the fourth quarter of this year stands at 210, a rise of 23.

The increase in non-aggrivated burglaries  can be largely attributed to a spike in cases in Mullingar, where there was a 38% increase.

Athlone saw a drop of 7% compared to the same period in 2021.

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