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Stolen Digger & Low Loader – Arklow, Wicklow on the 17/1/13

Arklow Digger

The Gardaí at Arklow are appealing for information in relation to the unauthorised taking of a mini digger and Lorry between 18.00hrs on the 16/01/2013 and 06.00hrs on the 17/01/2013.

On the 16th January 2013 the mini digger and lorry were secured in a yard at Emoclew Road, Arklow at 18.00hrs. The owner returned the following morning to find the lorry and mini digger had been taken during the course of the night.

An advert was placed on an website by the owner of the vehicles warning potential buyers that they were stolen. As a result of this advert, information was received that a lorry and mini digger matching the description of the stolen vehicles was seen at the Derrylin Roundabout, Belturbet between 17.00hrs and 19.00hrs on either 29th – 30th March 2013.


• Garda believe that these vehicles left Arklow via the Arklow South M11 exit and from there headed northbound.

• The next confirmed sighting of these two vehicles is at the M1 Toll heading northbound, where it collided with a section of the toll barrier.

• A third sighting of these vehicles was at Derrylin Roundabout, Belturbet between 5pm and 7pm on either 29-30 March 2013.

• Gardaí believe that these vehicles are now in Northern Ireland and are appealing for anyone who may have seen these two vehicles to come forward

Gardaí at Arklow Garda Station are investigating                         Telephone 0402 32304