Burglars entered a farmer's field and cut electric fences to gain access for a robbery at Brigown, Mitchelstown. (JOF)

Two sheds, belonging to homes in the Brigown area of Mitchelstown were burgled within weeks of each other, resulting in the thieves making off with items of substantial value.

One of the sheds at Brigown, Mitchelstown was broken into in the early hours of Sunday morning over the recent bank holiday weekend while the owners were in the house.

The thieves stole industrial equipment including 8 grass strimmers, 8 hedge cutters, 2 back pack leaf blowers, 3 extendable hedge cutters and other items valuing a total of €5,000.

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Jamie O'Flaherty
Jamie O’Flaherty works as a reporter in our Mitchelstown office. From Clonmel in County Tipperary, Jamie was educated at St Mary’s and Highschool Clonmel. He studied News Journalism at Coláiste Chathail Naofa and Sports Journalism with The Irish Academy of Public Relations. Previously, Jamie wrote for the Nationalist newspaper in Clonmel as a freelance journalist. He can be contacted on 087-2422734 or by email news@avondhupress.ie