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Update - Theft of Livestock in Kilbeggan, Westmeath on the 24-25/6/15

Gardaí investigating the theft of livestock, with an estimated value in excess of €100,000, from a farm in Kilbeggan in June of this year have arrested a male (30's) during a planned operation in Donegal this morning (1/10/2015).

He is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Ballyshannon Garda Station.

The previous press release listed below refers.

Further updates will follow.

Garda Press Office

Gardaí investigating the theft of livestock are seeking the public’s assistance. The theft occurred between 9pm 24th June 2015 and 1.15pm 25th June 2015 from lands at Cornaher, Kilbeggan, County Westmeath which is situated close to the N6, Old Dublin Road between Kilbeggan and Tyrrellspass. 75 cattle and 25 sheep were taken during the incident.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them at Athlone Garda Station at 090 6498550, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.