Crazed Dublin 'crowbar gang' wreaking havoc on small families still at large

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A crazed Dublin ‘crowbar gang’ are still at large as they continue to wreak havoc on small families and locals in a quiet south Dublin suburb.

The group have been reported smashing windows and doors of houses and garages in the Cabinteely area while armed with a crowbar.

A Garda ganghunt has been launched to track down the culprits with homeowners being warned to keep their property and sheds locked up at all times.

One resident who was a victim of the scary attempted attack hopes that the gang will not return for round two.

They warned in a neighbourhood alert message: “Just wanted to let you and the community know about an attempted break-in to our garage over the weekend.

“The gang smashed the door and tried to pry it open with a crowbar but thankfully were unsuccessful. Hopefully they won’t be back.”

Residents are being urged by Gardai to report any suspicious activity to the station in Cabinteely on 016665400

Alternatively, anyone with information can also ring the Garda Confidential Telephone Number on 1800 666 111.

It comes as a warning was also sent around the Raheny area to keep an eye on elderly relatives and neighbours after a sickening incident that took place this week.

A young girl and boy are understood to have attacked and robbed an elderly Dublin woman after playing a cruel trick at her front door.

The attackers gained access to the woman’s house after the young girl duped the pensioner into opening the door claiming to be delivering her tablets from the chemist.

Once the door was opened and the elderly woman was distracted, the boy ran into the house and nicked her purse out of her handbag.

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The stolen wallet was subsequently found dumped hours later with the contents taken out of it but the woman’s niece warned that it could have been much worse.

Source: Dublin News