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Were you driving in Meath this morning? Gardaí appeal for witnesses after three cars stolen

One of the cars was set of fire, one was found in a graveyard and one is still missing.

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THREE CARS WERE stolen from a house in Newtown, Meath in the early hours of this morning.

One of the cars, a red Peugeot 3008, 11 LH registration, was found on fire in the forecourt of Ferdia Service Station on the Kells Road, Ardee.

Gardaí were called to the scene at around 5:40am. Fire Services extinguished the blaze and no one was injured as the station was closed at the time.

A white VW Caddy van, 07 D registration, was later found at the graveyard in Drumconrath Village, Meath.

The third car taken - a white Hyundai i30 Van – has not yet been found. It has a 141 D registration.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses that may have seen these three vehicles early this morning travelling between Newtown and Ardee, its believed that they may have travelled in convoy.

In addition anyone that may have seen activity in the forecourt of the service station this morning at approximately 5.40am or at the graveyard in Drumconrath this morning are asked to contact Ardee Garda Station on 041– 6871130, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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