Farmers in the Leitrim area are being urged to remain vigilant after a number of break-ins on farms in the Bornacoola area.

A navy van with 'Building Contractors' written across the side broke into a family farmyard on Saturday 29 May around 4.30pm and stole a power washer.

It’s understood that a number of other farms in the area were targeted and the van has been spotted in other areas of the country where break-ins were reported.

Anyone with any information is being urged to contact Carrick-on-Shannon Garda station on 071-965 0510.