Residents from Stag Park in Mitchelstown are concerned that homes could be targeted next by mindless thugs who recently set fire to cars in the estate.

Fears are now growing that some people in the area may take the law into their own hands and hit back at vandals who are burning cars and causing distress to families.

Last week saw the latest bout of thuggery when three cars were burnt out.

“People are frightened for themselves and for their property. Will they be burned inside their houses?”, one resident said.

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