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False Imprisonment Maynooth Co. Kildare

Silver Ford Fiesta

Gardaí at Naasare investigating an incident of false imprisonment and theft of a substantial amount of money during the early hours of the 23rd of December 2008. The injured party is an employee of a Cash in Transit Company. A number of intruders broke into his house in Maynooth shortly after midnight on the 22/23 of December 2008.



At 6pm 2 to 3 suspects took the employee's wife and daughter to a remote area at Ballyhook Grangecon, Co. Wicklow where they were held captive. The injured party was forced to go to his office and take a substantial amount of cash. He was instructed to go to Athgoe in Kildare, which is beside the M7 at Junction 5. Here the money was handed over to one of the raiders.



Gardaí are appealing for help from the public in the following areas:



  1. Any vehicles acting suspiciously in the area of Obelisk Lane, Maynooth in the weeks leading up to the 23rd of December 08. In particular between 11pm on the 22nd of December and 7am on the 23rd.


  1. The injured party's silver Ford Fiesta car registration number 01 KE 2998 has not been recovered. Any information on this car and its current location.


  1.  Any information in relation to a silver grey 02 D Renault possibly a Scenic in the Athgoe area between 7am and 8am on the 23rd of December.


  1. Any persons in the area of Stratford Water Treatment plant Ballyhook, Grangecon, Co. Wicklow in the weeks leading up to and in particular on the 23rd of December between 12am and 8am, which may have seen strangers or strange vehicles in the area. Gardaí are looking to identify the driver of a white Transit van and a what is described as a “boy racer” type car that were in the area at the time. They would also like to talk to a driver of a tractor who was on this road between 6am an 7am on the morning of the 23rd of December.


Investigating Gardaí: Naas Telephone 045 88 4300