Break-ins at Mountain Rescue and Civil Defence units

Date Published : April 1st, 2018    Published By : admin

Gardaí in Sligo town are investigating two incidents in which the Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue base and the Civil Defence base in Sligo town were broken into last night.

Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue reported the break-in which occurred last night.

A number of items were taken including search torches and projectors which are used for training purposes. Some damage was also caused to the interior of the rescue base.

Sligo Leitrim MRS Storyboard

Emergency Times also understands the Sligo Civil Defence base was also broken into.

The mountain rescue and the civil defence bases are located on St. Johns Terrace in Sligo town. In February, Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue hosted the annual AGM for Mountain Rescue Ireland.

960 Sligo Leitrim MR
Photo: (Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue Team)

Anyone with any information or may have witnessed anything suspicious in the area are asked to contact Sligo Garda Station on 071-9157000 or any garda station.

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