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Criminal gangs have begun targeting houses in Kerry, where the owners or occupants have gone to work and left the property vacant during the day.

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That’s according to Garda Patricia Fitzpatrick, who says there were two burglaries in North Kerry in the past week, where thieves broke into houses during the day time.

The first was in Rathkenny, Abbeydorney on January 25th, when a sum of cash was stolen.

The second was in Ballymacelligott on Friday, where the criminals ransacked the house, but took nothing.

Garda Fitzpatrick appealed to the public to contact them if they noticed anything in either area on the day of the break-ins.

And she had this advice for householders: