Gardaí in Navan, Co Meath, are currently investigating the theft of a quad bike from the Castletown area.

The incident took place between 10pm on Friday 7 August and 6.30am on Saturday 8 August.

Similar quad bike to the one stolen in Co Meath.

The quad bike is a red Yamaha Kodiak 450 and can be distinctly identified by a broken bar on the front rack.

An Garda Síochána has requested that the public come forward with any information relating to the theft of the quad. Those who saw any suspicious activity in the area are asked to call the gardaí on 046-903 6100.

Rural theft

Gardaí in Tipperary have reported an increase in farm thefts in recent weeks, with the latest involving a quad bike stolen from the Borrisoleigh area.

Inspector James White from Thurles Garda Station told the Irish Farmers Journal that three trailers and a quad have been stolen in the county in recent weeks.

“We have seen a notable spike in farm thefts, with a trailer and quad bike stolen from farms in the Borrisoleigh area. We are currently exploring the connection between the thefts. It’s likely the stolen trailer was used as a means to transport the quad.”

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