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Fall from grace Man charged in relation to Limerick shop burglary after suspect fell through roof

A man had attempted to gain entry through the roof and fell through onto the shop floor

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Gardai from Henry Street Garda Station are investigating Photo: Google Maps

Gardai from Henry Street Garda Station are investigating Photo: Google Maps

Gardai from Henry Street Garda Station are investigating Photo: Google Maps

Gardai arrested and charged a man in connection to a string of offences after a burglar fell through the roof of a shop mid-break in.

The man, aged in his 30s, was arrested in Limerick city yesterday after an incident on Sunday morning.

Gardai said that at around 7.30am on May 16, officers at Mayorstone Park received a report that a burglary had occurred at a shop on Old Cratloe Road just a few hours earlier.

A man had attempted to gain entry through the roof and plunged onto the shop floor. He removed a quantity of stock before leaving.

Local detectives and the Scenes of Crime Unit attended the scene of the break-in and, following an investigation by gardaí, a man was arrested in Limerick city on Monday, May 17.

He was brought to Henry Street Garda Station where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The man is also charged in connection with a burglary at a house on Glenmore Road on May 9 and an attempted burglary at the same shop on Old Cratloe Road on the same day.

He is due to appear before Limerick City District Court this morning at 10.30am.

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